Refuge from Domestic Abuse

Amie Calder Family Solicitor WSP Stroud

Rock and A Hard Place The Chantry Centre, Lister Hall, Dursley, saw a performance of Rock and a Hard Place on Sunday evening. We took the opportunity to join the audience. Written by Lynn Morris and performed by Journeymen Theatre, the play is a ‘theatre of witness’ on domestic abuse. It is being launched in […]

How Cohabiting Couples can Protect Themselves

Kristie Rhodes Family Solicitor Gloucester

Cohabiting Couples & The Common Law Marriage Myth Resolution, an organisation that campaigns for improvements to the family justice system, reported that the number of couples choosing to tie the knot has in fact been steadily decreasing since the 1970s. Cohabiting couples are now the fastest growing family type. There are 3.3m cohabiting couples in […]

Can you claim compensation for accidents caused by potholes?

Lisa Walton Personal Injury Solicitor Stroud

When left unrepaired potholes in roads and pavements can be a hazard to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians alike. These potholes could mean a trip to the garage, or they could mean something a lot more serious. When you are cycling, hitting a pothole can cause serious injury. Equally if you trip on a pothole or […]

Charity of the Year Partnership with Allsorts

Charity of the year. Beth Evans with Georgia Boon from Allsorts

WSP Solicitors has chosen to support Stroud-based charity Allsorts as Charity of the Year. Everyone at WSP was given the chance to nominate a charity for consideration, and Allsorts was selected after an employee vote. Choosing a charity partner is really important to the Firm, not least because of the support given to a great […]

Cheryl Maynard joins the Commercial Property Team

Cheryl Maynard

Cheryl Maynard WSP welcomes the arrival of Cheryl Maynard to the Stroud office. Cheryl joins the firm as a commercial property solicitor, and will be working alongside Nigel Sherwood, Amy Leivers, and namesake Cheryl Leigh. Cheryl’s career in commercial property so far has spanned 20 years. She trained at a major commercial practice in Bristol […]

Divorce in older age

Beth Evans, Director 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, Director 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 […]