Probate

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…

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….

Title for a Cousin

It is not often that you may have to go out as far as a cousin for an intestate title but it can happen from…

Conflicting Irish and Foreign Wills

Judge Butler in a recent case has ruled that a revocation clause in a UK will revokes an Irish will. The case is a timely…

Foreign Cases and the use of Limited applications

Where a deceased died outside of Ireland we consider these to be foreign cases. These tend to cause concern for some practitioners as regards the…

New System for 30-day clearance for non-resident beneficiaries

Revenue has recently updated its procedures and with obtaining clearance when dealing with Non-resident beneficiaries. Essentially where a solicitor is acting in an estate where…

Revenue Clearance – Part 3 – The Due Diligence Process Continued

Last week we looked at the Revenue new clearance procedure focusing particularly on Section A of the Due Diligence form. That section is just principally…

Revenue Clearance and Estates – Part 2 – The Due Diligence Process

Last week we looked at some of the preliminary aspects of the new Revenue Clearance system for estates. Today we are delving deeper into this…

Title in Intestacy Cases and De Bonis Non

This is just a short note of a reminder of title in intestacy cases where you are applying for a de Bonis Non. Just a…

Renunciation and Nomination of Administration

From time to time an executor of a will or a person entitled in intestacy may wish to renounce. That is perfectly fine. They may…