Divorce in older age

Beth Evans, Partner and Family Children Divorce Solicitor at WSP Solicitors

The increase of marriage and divorce in older age According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), we are seeing a year on year increase in both marriage and divorce in older age couples. Although divorce rates across the whole population are falling, older people are bucking the trend with the ONS reporting that between […]

Legal Health Check

Rebecca Tribble Wills Trusts Probate WSP Solicitors

Put your affairs in order this Winter with a Legal Health Check The New Year is upon us and now is a good time to think about those jobs you may have been putting off. We have put together a legal health check to consider to ensure that you and your family are protected now […]

Resolution Code of Practice

Beth Evans, Partner and Family Children Divorce Solicitor at WSP Solicitors

Resolution is a community of family solicitors and other justice professionals who work with families and individuals to resolve issues in a constructive way, considering the needs of the whole family, in particular the best interests of children. Resolution Code of Practice As members of Resolution the WSP Family team have signed up to the […]

Good Divorce Week

Good Divorce Week - Resolution First for Family Law

Resolution – Minimising the impact of conflict on children This week is Resolution’s Good Divorce Week. As members of Resolution, we are supporting their campaign in the hope of finding #abetterway for our clients.   Resolution is an organisation of family justice professionals who believe in a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters. They help separating parents […]

The Impact of Divorce on Children

Amie Calder Family Solicitor WSP Stroud

Resolution’s Good Divorce Week With Resolution’s Good Divorce Week running from the 26th – 30th November 2018, WSP Solicitors are supporting the campaign which focuses on how separating or divorcing parents can limit the impact of divorce on children. Our Family Solicitors are all members of Resolution. This means that we follow Resolution’s Code of […]

What does my Conveyancer do?

Sue Taylor, Associate Conveyancer and Conveyancing Manager at WSP Solicitors Stroud

A typical house purchase will take approximately 6–10 weeks. Your Conveyancer’s job is to give you all the information you need to assist with the legal process. We will communicate with the other parties’ Conveyancer. As well as your lender, mortgage broker and estate agent on your behalf. We’ll keep everyone involved, updated. You may […]

Section 47 and The Rise in Social Services Interventions

Fiona Thornton Children Solicitor Gloucester

The rise of Child Protection Plans and Section 47 Investigations In November 2018 the BBC reported on the rise of Child Protection Plans and Section 47 Investigations into Children at risk from harm. Stories such as these appear in the headlines intermittently, raising awareness for a period of time, before the next big social issue […]

WSP creates two new Associate Solicitors within the firm

Associate Solicitors Lisa Walton and Kirstie Carr

It is with great pleasure that WSP Solicitors announce the promotion of Kirstie Carr and Lisa Walton, from Solicitor to Associate Solicitor. Kirstie Carr Kirstie Carr qualified as a solicitor in 2004, and joined WSP Solicitors in June 2016. She works within the Private Client team in the Dursley office, advising on Wills, powers of […]

What happens to my Bitcoins when I die?

Carole Haestier Wills, Trusts and Probate Solicitor Stroud

In this digital age, more and more people are purchasing digital assets which often includes virtual currencies like Bitcoin. It is no surprise then that the question, ‘what happens to my Bitcoins when I die?’ arises more and more often. So, how do you go about leaving your digital assets in your Will? How do […]

How to get divorced – A survivor’s guide

Kristie Rhodes Family Solicitor Gloucester

How to get divorced Coming to terms with the breakdown of your marriage can be upsetting, emotional and stressful. Separating from your spouse is a very significant life event so when you are ready to commence divorce proceedings we can help to make it as straight forward as possible. Start by reading our survivor’s guide […]