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Requests for Clearance – Reflections Part 1

The due diligence form This is the first of a series of blogs on the new Revenue Clearance procedure. I ...
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Consanguinity Relief and Estates

You might recall that I recently posted about consanguinity relief and the impact of the relief. (See https://theprobatehub.ie/2022/02/23/a-note-on-consanguinity-relief/). Just an ...
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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 ...
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New Revenue Clearance Procedures

A significant development with respect to the streamlining of probate administration has recently occurred with the launch by Revenue of ...
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A Note on Consanguinity Relief

Just a short note on consanguinity relief. This is the stamp duty relief for farmers where the stamp duty rate ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Administrations and Discretionary Trusts

Just a quick note on dealing with discretionary trusts as part of estates. You may have come across estates where ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Prior Gifts, Aggregation and the Small Gift Exemption

Just a short reminder. We all know that we must aggregate prior gifts and inheritances going back to 5 December ...
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Update on the commencement of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

There has been a lot of developments recently in connection with the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015. It is clear ...
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