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.

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…

Thinking and talking about what would happen if you lost your mental capacity to make decisions about your property and financial affairs and health and welfare can be very uncomfortable.  However, it is far more important to think about how much wor…

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…

Do you know someone who is suffering from domestic violence?

Are you worried about another person - a member of your family, a child, and concerned about experiences they may be having within their family?

What can you do? What should you do?

1. H…

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…