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Category: Financial Abuse


by Ridley&Hall in Financial Abuse, Ridley & Hall Solicitors, Sarah Young posted March 26, 2020.

Coronavirus: Beware Predators!

It’s been reported this week that the Law Society is in discussions with the Ministry of Justice to consider bringing […]


by Ridley&Hall in Financial Abuse, Financial Abuse, Sarah Young posted July 16, 2019.

Men are three times more likely to report financial abuse of the elderly to Police than women

Men are almost twice as concerned about the risk of their elderly relatives being scammed or financially abused as women […]


Two-thirds of Brits worry about fraud in care homes, survey finds

This article appeared in the Daily Mirror on Thursday 27th June 2019 – click here to view 63% of Brits […]


by Ridley&Hall in Financial Abuse, Sarah Young posted May 8, 2018.

Financial abuse leads to criminal conviction for attorney

In a case that many campaigners against financial abuse will welcome, a son who stole his mother’s money has been […]


The Wicked Stepmother Strikes Again … ?

A wealthy retired insurance broker in his 80’s who has dementia, has recently been the subject of court proceedings relating […]


Inheritance Disputes – the Dementia Time Bomb

In the UK some 800,000 people are living with dementia; over 64,000 in our region.  Rising property prices, the baby […]


by Ridley&Hall in Contentious probate, Financial Abuse, Ridley & Hall Solicitors, Sarah Young posted May 20, 2016.

When is a Gift not a Gift? Undue Influence and Lifetime Giving

Your mother dies, and you find out that your brother has been ‘given’ tens of thousands of pounds by her […]


‘Repugnant and Callous’ Son Removed as Mother’s Attorney

A court has removed a son as attorney for his elderly mother after he withdrew £117,289.45 of her money to […]


Happy Families? Moving in with Mum

Living on your own can be lonely, especially as you grow older. For many families the logical answer is that […]


by Ridley&Hall in Court of Protection, Financial Abuse posted June 29, 2015.

The Shocking Face of Financial Abuse – a Hidden Problem Across the UK

The scale of the financial abuse of older people across the UK is becoming apparent, from recently published figures. Cases […]


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