Legal Resources and News

Keep up to date with our articles and blogs written by our solicitors on the latest developments in law and what's happening at Neves.

Department: divorce settlements

One of the most worrying issues clients face when they are separating and/or divorcing, is the question of how they are going to financially support themselves and their children following separation. There are a number of ways that income can be ‘to…

When a married couple first reaches a decision to separate, they are often faced with a number of decisions to make:

  • Should I be considering divorce? Is it too soon?
  • Should I go and see a solicitor yet?
  • Should we both remain in the family home?

Mediation has been an alternative to court hearings for some time now, but its popularity is rising in part thanks to its relative affordability in comparison to the cost of running a case to court with solicitors and barristers. The court is underst…

SEPARATING OR GETTING DIVORCED?

A MUST READ FOR THOSE CONSIDERING A DO-IT-YOURSELF DIVORCE

As we look back over the past year, I think about all the new clients who have instructed me where they have attempted to deal with divorce or financial mat…

The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted significantly on the day-to-day running of the Court system.  More or less immediately after lockdown, many hearings were quickly adjourned in the hope, if not the expectation, that things would soon return to norma…

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on everyone and everything. The consequences of the pandemic on family law and the family law process have been numerous but one notable consequence has been the aggravation of an already over-burdened litigati…