The Rules of Intestacy: Why Making a Will is Essential
The rules of intestacy are governed by the Law of England and Wales and outline how an estate should be […]
My Will is valid. How then can my last wishes be ignored?
You may find it hard to believe but it’s true – sometimes despite having a valid Will, your wishes can […]
Mothers and Daughters….
With Mother’s Day not far away, the shops are full of gifts and cards. But some mother/daughter relationships can unravel […]
How best to make provision for your adopted child in your Will
At Ridley & Hall, we provide specialist advice to adoptive families on a range of issues such as Wills. Many […]
What duties do trustees have towards the beneficiaries of a trust?
Trustee noun. A person having a nominal title to property that he holds for the benefit of one or more […]
Changes to the Trust Register – What Does This Mean for Existing Trusts?
What is a Trust? A trust is a way of managing assets, such as money or land, to protect and […]
Problematic Personal Representatives – Executors who aren’t doing their job
Being an executor of someone’s will comes with a lot more responsibility than many people think. From administering an estate […]
A Change Will Come!
In the midst of the current Coronavirus pandemic, and the uncertainty of the future, more and more people have decided […]
What happens to your adopted children if you die without a Will
In January 2018 The Independent published a survey from MacMillan Cancer Support. The article began “Nearly two thirds of adults […]
Financial Abuser Avoids Repayment
It was widely reported in the press recently that Yvonne Davies, who stole around £115,000 from her aunt between 2013 […]