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Care Proceedings…Tell Me More!

Care Proceedings, also known as Public Law proceedings, are more common than many people think. Proceedings are generally issued due […]


COVID-19 effect on parents involved in care proceedings

The number of urgent Care Proceedings cases in the family courts have remained stable, and even seen a slight rise […]


by Ridley&Hall in Child care, Children, James Cook, Ridley & Hall Solicitors posted April 4, 2017.

The Dense Fog of Human Rights Costs!

The recent decisions in Re: H (A minor) v Northamptonshire CC 2017 www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Fam/2017/282.html and Re CZ (Human Rights Claim: Costs) 2017 […]


by Ridley&Hall in Child care, Fostering, Kinship Care, Nigel Priestley, Ridley & Hall Solicitors posted February 21, 2017.

Nigel Priestley, Senior Partner is standing up for Foster and Kinship carers

Nigel Priestley is standing up against Bradford Council after they decided to make cuts to fostering allowances.  “Some of the […]


by Ridley&Hall in Care orders, Child care, Helen Jarvis, Kinship Care, Ridley & Hall Solicitors posted December 23, 2016.

Santa came early for struggling Kinship Carer

A London aunt is celebrating Christmas early! After a legal fight with her local authority for financial support, she’s been […]


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 […]


Fairy Tale Ending for West Yorkshire Grandma!

A West Yorkshire grandmother is celebrating receiving a back payment of over £110,000 this week from a local authority. The […]


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 […]


Yorkshire Couple Celebrate Record Payment for Care of their Grandchildren

A Yorkshire couple are celebrating the payment of over £80,000 from a Yorkshire local authority. The payment represents 12 years […]


by Ridley&Hall in Care Proceedings & Adoption, Child care, James Cook, Michael George, Samantha Sanders posted February 23, 2015.

Family Drug and Alcohol Court is Coming to West Yorkshire

The Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) was launched in January 2008 in the Inner London Family Proceedings Court to […]


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