Lasting powers of attorney – are you due a refund?

If you have registered a Lasting Power of Attorney or an Enduring Power of Attorney between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017 then you could be due a refund. The Office of the Public Guardian for [...]

Ridley & Hall talk to the Wetherby Men’s Forum

Private Client solicitors Jill Waddington and Victoria Maude were delighted to be invited by Matthew Taylor, Director of Taylor Financial Solutions and part of the St James’s Place Wealth [...]

£1 million Inheritance Tax Allowance – Too good to be true?

On 6th April 2017, a new Inheritance Tax relief was introduced, the Main Residence Nil Rate Band (MRNRB) which may help save Inheritance Tax for families. When a person dies, their estate is [...]

Wills – Reforming the law for the Twenty-First Century

Much of the law that applies to wills in this country was made in 1837.  Time for a review perhaps?  The Law Commission certainly thinks so. On 13 July, the Commission outlined proposals to [...]

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 [...]

Nigel’s Nutty Nine

At Ridley & Hall we are passionate about helping those who are living with dementia and their carers. A team of nine from Ridley & Hall have come together to participate in the ‘Running [...]

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 [...]

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