Legal Resources and News

 Read jargon-free articles and guidance pieces written in-house by our solicitors and keep up to date with what's happening at Neves.

Men are not automatically prejudiced by the legal system on divorce. However, most men will have heard horror stories about women getting the lion share of the money and children’s time. This is often where men have accepted the role of main breadwin…

Parents often decide the arrangements for child maintenance payments between themselves, with payment usually made on a monthly basis. Alternatively, if this is not possible, they can apply to the Child Maintenance Service (CMS and for those of you o…

The importance of making a valid Will cannot be overstated. Even in this day and age, so many people die without having made a Will.

A Will allows you (among other matters) to:

  • Choose the persons you wish to administer your estate (your Executors…

How the Civil Courts are coping and important information if you have a hearing coming up

It is no secret that the Civil Courts have been struggling to cope and to quickly transition in light of the challenges posed by Covid-19. At the peak of the p…

The Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) ‘holiday’ applies immediately from 8th July 2020 until 31st March 2021. The ‘holiday’ applies to all residential property in England whether liable at standard rates or at higher rates providing completion takes place w…

There is an alarming rise in property fraud to which every property owner is vulnerable with fraudsters using increasingly sophisticated methods to misappropriate property interests. Those properties that are either unregistered at the Land Registry,…