New Year’s Resolve

Most of us are getting ready for Christmas, sorting out presents, and generally hoping that the hard slog of the last couple of months or so will be worth it when we join with family and loved [...]

Disinherited Daughter Loses Will Dispute

A daughter who was estranged from her mother for 9 years has lost her court battle for a share of her late mother’s estate. Huddersfield solicitors Ridley & Hall acted for Pat Wright, the 65 [...]

Parental Involvement

  On 22 October 2014, section 11 of the Children and Families Act 2014 (CAF Act) was enforced, allowing that: “each parent should continue to be ‘involved’ in their children’s lives so long [...]

Sat Navs in Driving Tests; the Right Direction?

For many of us driving without a sat nav is difficult to imagine; 14 million motorists, half of the UK’s driving population, regularly use satellite navigation.  They provide clear advantages in [...]

Kirkwood Hospice – Light Up a Life 2014

Some of our colleagues went along to Kirkwood Hospice’s ‘light up a life’ event on Sunday 7th December. This event takes place every year for members of the community to come [...]

Victory in the High Court for Grandparent Carers

After years of battling against Surrey County Council a grandfather has today won the right to be paid a fostering allowance for looking after his grand child who was placed with him by the [...]

Ridley & Hall Office Opening Times – Christmas 2014

Please note that our office will be closed over Christmas from 1pm on Wednesday 24th December 2014, re-opening at 8:45am on Monday 5th January 2015. We would like to wish all our clients and [...]