Scams: be conscious…not conned!

Ridley & Hall’s Private Client department recently became aware of a huge crime epidemic that is sweeping across Britain: scams. Statistics show that 53% of people aged 65 and over have been [...]

Prepare for the Worst and Hope for the Best

Every three minutes one person in the UK is diagnosed with Dementia. (https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20027/news_and_media/541/facts_for_the_media) Of course, no one likes to think about their [...]

86% of people in Yorkshire leave life-changing decisions in the hands of strangers

Alarming new report reveals people in Yorkshire and the Humber are leaving major decisions about housing, assets and care to chance There are only 39% of people with a will vs. only 7% with an [...]

Celebrating more than just Christmas at Ridley & Hall

Ridley & Hall are extremely proud to announce that two of its members of the Private Client department have just been awarded Full Accredited Member status of Solicitors For the Elderly [...]

Dispelling the myths of the Court of Protection

It’s a fair assumption that unless you’ve been involved in a case in the Court of Protection, you may never have heard of it. After all, the cases which are heard in the Court of Protection are [...]

Ridley and Hall Supports Dementia Awareness Week 2016

Ridley & Hall is proud to support Dementia Awareness Week 2016 (15th – 21st May) which is to encourage people who are worried about dementia to confront their worries by addressing [...]

Dementia Myth Buster

Dementia is a medical condition that causes confusion for those diagnosed and for their carers and loved ones. There are many myths out there about the condition and also what it means in [...]

New Year, New Will (and Don’t Forget Your LPA!)

So the decorations are down, the diets have started (and possibly finished!) and your New Year’s resolutions have been made. But when you were thinking about the coming year ahead, was getting [...]

‘Repugnant and Callous’ Son Removed as Mother’s Attorney

A court has removed a son as attorney for his elderly mother after he withdrew £117,289.45 of her money to cover his ‘out of pocket expenses’. Within this, he had ‘billed’ his mother at a rate of [...]

Ridley & Hall Celebrates Double Accreditation

The 2015 Legal 500 rankings have been announced and Ridley & Hall is pleased to be named as the highest ranking law firm in Huddersfield in all the categories it was nominated for, as well as [...]

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