Neves Blogs and News

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When it comes to owning property abroad it is important to understand the laws of succession in that jurisdiction in the event of the owner’s death.


In 2015 The EU Succession Regulations (‘the Regulations’) known as Brussels IV came into force. All …

Last month I had the pleasure of speaking to the Buckingham U3A Family History Group.

My topic was Wills and Probate, but in considering what to talk about I was very aware that genealogists and family historians are looking at old Wills and Probate…

A realistic interpretation of the work of a family lawyer?

Like many, I sat down last Tuesday evening to watch the BBC’s new drama The Split. As a family lawyer you might expect that I would avoid an hour long programme about divorce and separation …

On 18th April 2018 the Supreme Court allowed the appeal in the matter of Morris-Garner and another (Appellants) v One Step (Support) Limited (Respondent). This judgement which can be found on the supreme court website clarifies and determines the rem…

In this blog we look at how a landlord can obtain possession of their residential property.

Obtaining possession of a residential property from a tenant can take months.

If the landlord makes the slightest error in the documentation given to the te…

The process of making a claim

If someone dies and their will or the laws of Intestacy (if they had no will) do not make reasonable financial provision for their partner or immediate family then a claim could be made under the Inheritance (Provision …