Guthrie Jones & Jones are long established solicitors in North Wales with offices in Bala and Dolgellau and Denbigh. We are also available to conduct home-visits. We have considerable experience in serving local people and our communities with the partners and staff priding themselves on their long-standing reputation for providing a professional service to their clients.
The partners Nansi Roberts Thirsk, Dylan Edwards and Osian Roberts to take a deep interest in serving their community both within and outside their professional roles.
A BRIEF HISTORY
Guthrie Jones and Jones solicitors in North Wales was established in the 1880s when John Roberts Jones amalgamated his practice in Bala with the Dolgellau firm, R Guthrie Jones. Following the inception of the firm there have been four generations of solicitors from John Roberts Jones' family, Nansi Roberts Thirsk being the most recent. Guthrie Jones and Jones incorporated the firm of Hugh J Rowlands and Co. based in Barmouth Gwynedd in the mid-1980's
The current partnership between Nansi Thirsk and Dylan Edwards was formed in 1998, with Osian Roberts joining the partnership in 2010.
We work through the medium of Welsh and English. Our Osian Roberts is also fluent in Spanish.
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WE DEAL WITH ALL ASPECTS OF THE PROPERTY MARKET INCLUDING:
buying and selling your home
buying and selling commercial property and agricultural land
residential and commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
transfer of equity
agricultural tenancies and sales and purchases
rights of way and easements
Following death, it is usually necessary to obtain a Grant of Probate which then enables the executors of the estate to carry out the wishes of the deceased under the Will.
We offer an approachable and sympathetic hand to take the burden from you of administering an estate. We aim to deal with all probate matters in an efficient manner which may involve:
obtaining valuations of the deceased's home, land, accounts, shares and investments
dealing with the matter of inheritance tax and other taxes
applying for the grant of probate
trusts arising from the estate
closing accounts, encashing investments, selling the deceased's home and distributing the estate
any claims against the estate by third parties or challenges to the will
We can also provide expert advice on the complexities of trusts devised in Wills and those that need to be created after a person's death, if for example a beneficiary of the estate is under 18.
We are able to assist with a full range of matters in this regard including the drafting of trusts and issuing or defending proceedings against an estate.
Divorce and separation is always a difficult time. We offer a dedicated and supportive service to help you deal with the legal and financial aspects of divorce or separation. We aim to take a pragmatic approach to all family matters and seek to avoid aggressive and confrontational tactics, seeking to reach resolution in a negotiated atmosphere without having to resort to court proceedings unless absolutely necessary. Our dedicated solicitors are able to offer professional and practical advice on a range of areas including:
Children – including matters involving their residence and contact with parents
Child and Family Maintenance
Wardship and care Proceedings
We appreciate that family matters are of a sensitive nature and we will offer our personal attention from start to finish including court appearances. We will guide you through each stage of the process giving you specific and specialist advice as to your rights whilst aiming to protect your interests at all times.
Sometimes when there is a dispute between two parties, going to court is unavoidable. If you find yourself or your business in this situation then we can help ensure that you get the best possible result. Civil litigation can involve issuing proceedings at court to resolve disputes between individuals, companies, local authorities and government departments. We can also advise you on alternative ways of resolving matters such as arbitration or mediation, so as to avoid the potential costs associated with going to court.
Civil disputes can arise in a number of ways, from a breach of a contract between two parties to damages caused by another party acting either deliberately or negligently. We will look at your case and give you specific advice on the merits or otherwise of your case and your chances of success. We are here to represent your interests. We discuss with you in detail the potential risks and costs of your case in order to help advise you on the best course of action necessary to resolve your dispute. We can negotiate on your behalf and if necessary commence or defend proceedings in Court.
We attend to all aspects of Civil Litigation including applications for injunctions.
We can advise you on any criminal matter with which you have been charged including representation at the police station We can also advise and represent you in relation to road traffic offences.
We can assist if you have been dismissed unfairly, made redundant or have suffered from discrimination at work. Advice also given to employers.
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