Neves News and Articles

Keep up to date with our articles written by our solicitors on the latest developments in law and what's happening at Neves.

You can also watch our "In Just a Minute" series of videos, which cover a legal topic in one minute.

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 …

Statistics from the Ministry of Justice show that the number of applications for child arrangements orders made by grandparents has increased from 1,617 in 2014 to almost 2,000 in 2016. In addition, between January and June last year there were more …

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…

James specialises in dispute resolution and has much experience of dealing with issues between landlords and tenants. Here he looks at how a landlord can obtain possession of their residential property.

Obtaining possession of a residential property…

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 …

Spousal maintenance is one of the orders that a court can make upon divorce. The amount of the maintenance is agreed at the time of the order; however, as a result of inflation, as time goes by the value of the maintenance awarded will decrease if it…