New Year…New Will?

So the decorations are down, the diets have started and your New Year’s Resolutions have been made. But when you were thinking about the coming year ahead, was getting your personal affairs in [...]

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 [...]

Massive hike in Probate fees

Despite overwhelming opposition from lawyers and other sectors the government is pushing ahead with a new fee structure for probate application fees. The increases are subject to Parliamentary [...]

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 [...]

We Remembered Them… and hope we did them proud

In order to commemorate Remembrance Day this year, Ridley & Hall chose to help and support veterans, currently serving members of all the armed services and their families, both nationally [...]

The Trips and Traps of DIY Probate

With the UK economy still being far from flourishing, virtually everyone is looking to save money, with legal services being one area identified as being potentially expendable. So when a [...]

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 [...]

One in Three British People Born in 2015 ‘Will Develop Dementia’

Today, on World Alzheimers Day, a stark message by the Alzheimer’s Research UK charity has been published in the newspapers warning of the increase in those living with dementia as people live [...]

Protecting Your Facebook Profile on Death

It can be difficult to manage digital assets following the death of the owner. It is a relatively new phenomenon with few established rules. Recognising the problem, Facebook have recently made [...]

Animal Charities Celebrate Historic Decision

An inheritance dispute decided in the Court of Appeal on 9th June means that 7 animal welfare charities will receive around £300,000 – money that, just a year ago, was awarded to the [...]

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