Neves News and Articles

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Tag: family law

For many years, lawyers have advised their clients that there was no point in drawing up prenuptial agreements before the couple married or agreements to regulate their finances after they married.  This was because divorce courts would not be bound …

Is an Islamic marriage recognised in England?

A nikah contract is an Islamic marriage contract. It requires the presence of at least two witnesses and can be either verbal or a written contract. It is recognised under Sharia law. One of the essentia…

Lolly from MK-Act came along to the Milton Keynes today to collect our donation to their charity of £500. 

MK-Act is the specialist domestic violence service for Milton Keynes. The charity works with over 100 families’ everyday to help them move on …

Current law – Grounds for Divorce

Under current legislation, you are required to prove to a court that your marriage has irretrievably broken down in order to be granted a divorce. You can establish this using one of 5 facts:

1. Adultery
2. Unreason…

One of our Private Client Solicitors at Neves, Nina Gurra, will be appearing on Radio Verulam's The Parents' Show on Thursday 8th February at 8pm.

Be sure to tune in and listen to Nina talking about a wide range of topics that affect families incl…

Spousal maintenance 

When parties divorce and the Courts become involved in resolving financial disputes, they can order that one party to the marriage pays the other spousal maintenance for a period of time, via a Periodical Payments Order (PPO).

A…