Probate

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…

Children born outside marriage and intestacy

In intestacy cases there are certain key rules that we all keep in mind. For example, we know that the share of a pre-deceased child…

Corrective Affidavits and the Statement of Affairs

You may have been used to doing Corrective Affidavits under the old CA24 system. Under the older system, Corrective Affidavits had to be filed using…

Using National Archives for locating historic wills

From time to time, you will need to obtain a certified copy will and grant of probate or letters of administration prior to 1992. (From…

Laws applicable in foreign cases

You will often come across situations where you are dealing with the administration of a deceased who has lived abroad. This raises all sorts of…