Can you divorce a missing person?
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it may seem more than a little unromantic to consider this question. But, in […]
Will Dispute win for Son against Will ‘engineered’ by his Sister
A High Court judgment in a will dispute case illustrates the lengths some people will go to in order to […]
Raft of promotions at Ridley & Hall including two new partnership appointments
Adam Leece and Susan Sowden have been appointed as partners at Ridley & Hall as part of a number of […]
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 […]
Ridley & Hall makes another appointment as commercial property team more than doubles in a year
Fast-growing Huddersfield-based law firm, Ridley & Hall, is continuing to expand its commercial property team with the appointment of Ava […]
Inheritance Tax and Will Disputes
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) expects twice as many estates to be paying inheritance tax (IHT) by 2026. To […]
Disinherited widow sues husband’s estate
The Daily Mail in article on 26th October 2021 reports an inheritance dispute in the High Court involving the widow […]
When is your will not your will?
Here’s a riddle; how can you die leaving a valid will…that you didn’t make and have no knowledge of? It […]
Can a promise be legally binding?
A family dispute over a property, currently in the High Court, highlights the murky issue of whether and when a […]