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.

Our Family Law solicitors here at Neves are often asked if it is possible to claim maintenance for an adult child. Below we explain the circumstances in which a claim could be made to the Family Court.

No order shall be made for a child who has atta…

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 …

This morning (9 April 2019) the government have announced plans to introduce no fault divorce, following years of debate.

Current Law

Under current legislation, you are required to prove to a court that your marriage has irretrievably broken down i…

Update April 2019:

The changes to the probate fee system that we discuss below were due to be introduced on 1 April 2019 but the implementation has been delayed. The Ministry of Justice has said that the delay is due to preoccupation with other parl…

An agreement for disagreement? A reminder of the importance of ensuring certainty when contracting with third parties.

The recent Court of Appeal judgement in the case of Morris v Swanton Care & Community Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2763 found that an e…

Lolly from MK-Act came along to our Milton Keynes office 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 m…