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by Ridley&Hall in Community care, Grandparents Legal Centre, Helen Moody, Kinship Care posted September 10, 2018.

Financial Support for Kinship Carers

Kinship carers often don’t know that they are entitled to financial support when caring for their relatives. Unfortunately, this is […]


The Role of the Social Worker in Adoption: Ethics and Human Rights – An Enquiry

Nigel Priestley, Senior Partner at Ridley & Hall and a specialist in adoption was invited to the launch of a […]


by Ridley&Hall in Children, Community care, Helen Moody, Kinship Care, Laura Milburn posted January 17, 2018.

Caring aunt wins triple victory and celebrates the battling skills of her solicitors

An Aunt who had been massively let down by her Local Authority is celebrating a triple victory. After taking on […]


by Ridley&Hall in Community care, Kinship Care posted November 24, 2017.

Where would children be without Kinship Care?

It is estimated that 200-300,000 children in the United Kingdom who cannot live with their parents are being brought up […]


Double Celebration for Kinship Carer after battle with Middlesbrough Borough Council

A battling grandmother caring for two grandchildren has won her fight to get Middlesbrough Council to pay allowances. A grandmother […]


Northamptonshire Grandmother Wins Fight for Proper Support

A 62-year old Northamptonshire grandmother is celebrating a victory after a hard fought fight with Northamptonshire County Council.  The grandmother […]


Adoptive Parents and the Misuse of Section 20

What do adoptive parents do when they realise they simply can’t continue caring for their damaged adopted child? They turn […]


Carers Rights Day Event at Ridley & Hall Solicitors

Huddersfield solicitors Ridley & Hall held a drop in legal advice session at their office in Market Street on Friday […]


Nigel Priestley Advises Social Workers on Special Guardianship Orders

Nigel Priestley, Senior Partner at Ridley & Hall was a key speaker at Community Care Live in London this week. […]


by Ridley&Hall in Community care, Ridley & Hall Solicitors, Tracy Ling posted October 29, 2015.

Victory for Teenager After Sefton Council Try to Force Her to Leave Residential Placement

A 19 year old woman who lacks capacity to make major life decisions including where she should live has, with […]


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