One Year On – The Changes to the Probate Process
What is Probate? Probate or Letters of Administration is the legal right to deal with a person’s property, money and […]
New wedding laws – will predatory marriages be prevented?
The Law Commission has just published far reaching recommendations to reform the law of weddings. Many of the changes are […]
Solicitor Disobeys the Golden Rule
A will prepared by a solicitor has been found to be invalid by the High Court, because of his failure […]
A new report released by the Resolution Foundation think tank, as reported by the Daily Telegraph, suggests that baby boomer […]
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 […]
Mental Capacity and Wills; is the law out of date?
An appeal to the High Court reported in the Daily Mail on 29th March 2021 has brought attention to a […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s a Fake Will; Undue Influence and Wills
A challenge to the validity of a will is often accompanied by a deep sense of moral outrage. That was […]