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The Estate That Jack Built – Millionaire Widow Claims More Money From Her Late Husband’s Estate

The recent high profile case of Dellal v Dellal concerns Ruanne Dellal, the widow of the millionaire property dealer, Jack Dellal, making a claim against his estate under the Inheritance [...]

Everything Stops for Tea!

A special fundraising afternoon tea was hosted by Huddersfield Solicitors Ridley & Hall on Friday 24th April. The event supported the work of Missing People, which is the only charity in the [...]

The Challenge of Violent Adopted Children and Adoption Breakdown and Care Courts

Nigel Priestley writes about the challenges faced by adoptive parents, especially concerning violent adopted children. The Today programme recently reported on a Leeds case of mine where the [...]

Child Maintenance Service – Son of CSA?

The Child Maintenance Service has now taken over from the Child Support Agency in all but some historical cases.  The functions of the CMS are largely similar to those of the CSA, but there has [...]

Ridley & Hall Three Peaks Challenge

A team of 16 people including Ridley & Hall staff, family and friends are taking part in the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on the 30th May 2015. This challenge is to raise money for Ridley [...]

Ridley & Hall Wins Junior Lawyer Quiz Night for Second Successive Event

On 9th April, Ridley & Hall won a quiz night organised by Halifax Junior Lawyers Division. Helen Jarvis, James Clarkson, Rosie Turner and Laura Proctor represented the firm who were competing [...]

Ridley & Hall Increases its Number of Trained First Aiders

On 12th April staff members participated in a first aid in the work place course. Jean Straw, from First Aid Professionals Ltd based in Halifax, delivered the informative workshop. She [...]

The Who and Testamentary Freedom

No, it’s not a song by an ageing rock group! Everyone should at least consider making a Will. There are only limited circumstances where the rules that apply when someone dies without having made [...]

Thousands Help Protect Themselves Against Property Fraud by Signing Up for Land Registry’s Property Alert Service

In its first year, over 19,000 people have signed up to Land Registry’s free Property Alert service. The award-winning service provides an early warning of possible suspicious activity on [...]

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