Neves Blogs 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.

In a series of blogs about the process of getting a financial remedy through the courts in the context of divorce or dissolution, we take a look at each stage in turn.

The last in the series is Final Hearing

  1. Disclosure
  2. FDA (First Directions Appo…

Workplace dress codes have become a hot topic in the news over the last few months. One of the most prominent stories, that is leading the way for a challenge to work place dress codes, is that of an agency worker in London.

The worker in question w…

There are many reasons why a parent may wish to change their child’s surname. For instance :-

  • A parent may wish to do so in order that the child shares their name if their name has changed as a result of a divorce.
  • A parent may wish to do so upon…

We often come across estates with beneficiaries who are proving difficult to trace for a number of reasons. These reasons include family estrangement, death of the beneficiary, and poor drafting of a Will often by a non-professional person.

The Pers…

It was interested to read the latest marriage rates statistics from the Office for Nationals Statistics. The greatest percentage increase in rates of marriage occurred amongst men and women aged 65 and over.

Many Will clients would fall into this ag…

A recent report from the Office for National Statistics shows that there was a slight increase in the number of people marrying in 2014, the last year for which statistics are available. Interestingly the greatest percentage increase was for men and …