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Bradford aunt and uncle win battle with Council

A Bradford kinship carer couple win a £7000 battle with Bradford Council. When Bradford Metropolitan District Council approached Mr and Mrs B in 2014 to more...

Nigel Priestley, Senior Partner at Ridley & Hall Solicitors scoops top accolade at the Modern Law Awards

Last night at the Modern Law Awards, Ridley & Hall received fantastic news. Nigel Priestley, Partner and Community Care solicitor won Lawyer of the Year. The Modern Law more...

National and Regional Recognition for Contribution to Family and Adoption Law

Ridley & Hall are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for two awards at the upcoming Family Law Awards; Regional Firm more...

Double Celebration for Kinship Carer after battle with Middlesborough Borough Council

A battling grandmother caring for two grandchildren has won her fight to get Middlesbrough Council to pay allowances. A grandmother has been caring for more...

Ridley & Hall shortlisted for leading legal awards on a national stage and here in Yorkshire

Ridley & Hall Shortlisted for Three Prestigious Awards  The firm has been shortlisted for the prestigious Law Society Excellence Awards 2016 in the category of Excellence more...

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 had cared for more...

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Welcome to Grandparents Legal Centre

The Grandparents Legal Centre are specialists in advising about the steps grandparents need to take to try and resolve certain difficult issues.  These can include contact to Grandchildren, taking on children when a parent can not look after a child, divorcing in later life and Grandparents being involved in care proceedings involving a grandchild. We hope to be able to give you information about Grandparents rights through the family courts.

When relationships break down in families, grandparents, who have been a major part of children’s lives, are sometimes denied any contact. 42% of grandparents lose contact with their grandchildren when their parents separate.

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