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Launch of New Solicitor Query Service

Today is something a bit different as I launch out a new service for solicitors. Find out more in this short vidoe. Also there is…

Cohabitation Criteria

Background to the Law The Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (the “2010 Act”) introduced a redress scheme for co-habitants….

Consequences of will Revocation

There was a recent interesting case in the High Court concerning revocation. The conclusion of the case may be a surprise or a concern. The…

New CGT Clearance for Non-Residents

In previous blogs, I talked about the secondary liability of solicitors in relation to capital gains tax liabilities when property in Ireland is sold by…

Getting bogged down in Queries

I was somewhat disappointed to see an article appear in the Irish Times on Tuesday the 25th of October 2022 which talked about delays in…

Changes to the Probate Office

It first came to my attention that John Glennon was appointed as the Principal Probate Officer was when I was making enquiries regarding probate processes…

Assisted Decision-Making – Where are we now?

In last week’s blogs we noted that the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) (Amendment) Bill 2022 had its second reading in the Seanad. According to Seanad debates,…

Assisted Decision Making – Commencement Update

Just a short note to state that it appears that The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) have confirmed to us that…

Joint Assets and Revenue Clearance

The Revenue Clearance procedure is very much focused on the role and liability of the executor. However, what if it is the case that the…

Assisted Decision Making – July 2022 Update

This is a short note of update on the Assisted Decision-Making Act. The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (referred to here as…