Neves News and Articles

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

You can also watch our "In Just a Minute" series of videos, which cover a legal topic in one minute.

When we are drawing up Wills for clients who have children and grandchildren, we find that most of our clients want to benefit their family, and if possible pay as little Inheritance Tax as they legally can, so that future generations can benefit fro…

A quicker and more cost effective alternative to court proceedings.

Family arbitration is a method of resolving a dispute and an alternative to going to court where mediation and /or negotiations between parties, with or without their solicitors, ha…

There is no denying that society’s attitude towards marriage has changed over time, whether due to strides towards gender equality, or perhaps increased opportunities to work abroad. Even in relatively recent history, the divorce rate has increased. …

I have just made Lasting Powers of Attorney (‘LPAs’).  As part of my job, I advise clients to do the same as part of their estate planning.  Thinking and talking about what would happen if you lost your mental capacity to make decisions about your pr…

In 2015 cohabiting couple families accounted for 17% of all families in the UK and the percentage of over 16’s who were married decreased to 50.6%. These figures may be explained by an increasing trend for couples to cohabit before marriage or to coh…

Life used to be less complicated when passing on such assets as photographs, CDs, DVDs and books.  Notebooks and diaries filled your ideas and thoughts. These items were normally held in physical form and distributed to family and friends or in accor…