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.

What to Avoid and How to Avoid it. 

It is natural that where a marriage has broken down, there is usually at least one party feeling angry, sad, disappointed, or a mixture of all of those things. It is therefore very easy for a divorce (and any asso…

Your 'To Do' Checklist once you've obtained your Decree Absolute

So you have obtained Decree Absolute in your divorce proceedings, and you are now divorced. Alongside all the things your solicitor will tell you as standard, (for example, that you ha…

If you are cohabiting it is important to understand that you do not have automatic rights or interests in your partner’s property, income, capital, pensions or assets generally. Neither do you have an automatic interest in their estate should they di…

Employment law September update – Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme and Redundancy advice

It is bizarre to think that almost six months have now passed since our offices closed for Covid-19 on 20th March 2020. At the outset …

Men are not automatically prejudiced by the legal system on divorce. However, most men will have heard horror stories about women getting the lion share of the money and children’s time. This is often where men have accepted the role of main breadwin…

Parents often decide the arrangements for child maintenance payments between themselves, with payment usually made on a monthly basis. Alternatively, if this is not possible, they can apply to the Child Maintenance Service (CMS and for those of you o…