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 [...]

‘What’ on Earth are Testamentary Dispositions?!

When making a Will you need to consider the 4 Ws – ‘Who, What, Why and When’. Hilary Sisson, Paralegal in the Wills & Probate department at Ridley & Hall has considered the [...]

When Should You Review Your Will?

It is always important to have a Will but it is equally important to review your Will. At Ridley & Hall we always recommend that you review your Will every couple of years to ensure it still [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

New Rules on Cross-border Inheritance: What You Need to Know

New rules on cross-border inheritance came into effect on 17th August 2015. Whilst the intention of the new rules is to simplify the current situation, it is still a complex area. Jill [...]

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