Getting rid of the stigma: What is the law around Sexual Abuse?
Abuse seems to be an underlying theme in many child and family cases. It is something that we as professionals […]
Local Authority Intervention: When to Seek Legal Advice
The Local Authority is an organisation that is officially responsible for all the public services and facilities in a particular […]
What are the stages of Social Services intervention?
Social Services Intervention There can be varying degrees of involvement Social Services have with a family and sometimes it can […]
Inheritance Battle over ‘secret trust’
The Daily Mail has today reported on a case currently in the High Court involving a “bitter inheritance fight” brought […]
Court Decision on Forged Wills; Bad News for Fraudsters
A Judge has made a startling finding in a case about a forged Will which could lead to many more […]
What Will 2021 bring?!
At the start of every new year at Ridley & Hall, we take the opportunity to advise you of the […]
Nigel Priestley of Ridley & Hall honoured with an MBE for his services to childcare and public law
Nigel Priestley, senior partner at Huddersfield law firm Ridley & Hall and one of the UK’s most respected care and […]
Double win for Ridley & Hall at the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020
We are thrilled to have won two awards at this year’s Yorkshire Legal Awards. Winner Family Law Award of the […]
Legal aid: Who qualifies and how can you apply?
2012 was the year for Family practitioners where their heart sank. Following the introduction of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and […]
Children Disputes: Can you make arrangements away from the Court?
The President of the Family Division has said that Courts should be a last resort for parents at war. At […]