Archive for December 2022

Capacity Legislation Becoming a Reality

It is hard to believe that after so many false starts that the 2015 capacity legislation is soon becoming a reality. The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) (Amendment) Act 2022 will soon be sent to the President for signature. [*Editior’s revision – see below] The 2022 Bill completed its Report Stage in Seanad Éireann on the 29th…

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Wills and Wardship

When a person is placed in wardship the Wards of Courts office will require the original will to be lodged with them. You may be aware of this, but what you might not have dealt with, is administering the estate of the Ward when the Ward dies. In these cases you cannot simply look for…

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