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.

Unmarried couples – the significance of not having a Will

Regardless of personal opinions and reasons for deciding to marry or not to marry, the law simply does not recognise cohabiting couples when it comes to inheritance.  

Death is something whi…

Funding Options for Financial Matters: Addressing the “Power Imbalance”

It is often the case that parties to a divorce do not have the same financial resources at their disposal, for example, one party may have been a stay-at-home parent allowing th…

Safeguarding the future of your business with a Lasting Power of Attorney

It is worrying to think about what would happen to your personal affairs and finances if you were to lose mental capacity. But what about the stability of your business and th…

When you go through a separation or divorce it is ultimately because your relationship has broken down. You may feel hurt, angry and resentful and furthermore, the trust you once had with your ex-partner may have diminished completely.

If you have c…

The fact that Neves is 150 years old this year led us to wonder what events were going on in the country in 1867, and so we took to a very popular internet search engine to find out!

Most of the events which popped up were political, so it may be co…

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…