Nigel Priestley Adoption Specialist Lawyer wins Yorkshire Lawyer of the Year Award 2017

Nigel Priestley Senior Partner at Ridley & Hall Solicitors was awarded Yorkshire Lawyer of the Year at the Yorkshire Legal Awards ceremony in the New Dock Hall in Leeds. Nigel has devoted his [...]

Battling grandad makes Kirklees pay

In July 2012, Mr Jones was given an ultimatum by Social Services: “If you can’t care for your grandson, he will be placed outside of the family in foster care”. Mr Jones’s life was turned upside [...]

Calderdale Grandparents Win 11 Month Battle to get Support

Two grandparents from Halifax have finally reached a settlement with Calderdale Council in relation to their granddaughter who they have been caring for since March 2013. Their granddaughter was [...]

After Separation Where Do Grandparents Stand With Their Grandchildren?

It is wildly recognised that due to the increase in child care fees, grandparents are coming out of retirement to care for their grandchildren so that the parents can go back to work and earn a [...]