Category: James Urquhart-Burton
Cut off without a penny… Ridley & Hall’s Top Tips for Survival
Your parent passes away – you’re just beginning to process what has happened. Then, another bombshell; their will is read […]
Overview of the new proposed cap on care costs: who can benefit
The Government’s recent Health and Care Bill is rightly receiving a lot of media attention at the moment, given the […]
Proposed Cap on Care Costs: what you need to know
What are the government’s proposed changes? The Government narrowly won a vote on a proposed cap on social care costs […]
Disputed estates – Who is responsible for paying the solicitors’ costs?
Whether you are challenging or defending the validity of a will, it can be easy to overlook the importance and […]
Executors removed from office: the recent decision in Hudman v Morris
The recent court decision in Hudman v Morris, resulted in the removal of two executors from their office and the […]
Mental Capacity and Wills; is the law out of date?
An appeal to the High Court reported in the Daily Mail on 29th March 2021 has brought attention to a […]
Inheritance Act claims – If you miss the boat, there may not be another!
In the recent case of Wickham v Riley  EWHC 3711 (Fam), the High Court allowed a claimant to issue […]
Do you need an assessment for NHS Continuing Healthcare?
NHS Continuing Healthcare is the name given to the funding and support which the NHS is legally required to provide […]
Will Disputes: Who Pays?
Legal costs and who pays them in will disputes; this is not a topic that many people get excited about. […]
It’s a Fake Will; Undue Influence and Wills
A challenge to the validity of a will is often accompanied by a deep sense of moral outrage. That was […]