July 1, 2017

Who should you appoint as your executor(s) of your Will?

The purpose of the Will is to set out who you wish to benefit under your Will but also to...

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June 26, 2017

New standards for Landlords of rented residential accommodation

What do the Regulations do? New standards for rented residential accommodation will come into effect on 1 July 2017 with...

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June 15, 2017

Wills for Farmers and Succession Planning

A Will is a document that sets out how you wish your possessions to be distributed after your death and...

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May 20, 2017

Ward of Court application, where to start?

When a person is no longer in a position to manage their own property and affairs (property includes houses, bank...

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May 4, 2017

The Help to Buy incentive

The Help to Buy incentive announced in Budget 2017 purpose is to assist first-time buyers with obtaining the deposit required...

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April 27, 2017

Court approves €7M for boy brain damaged at birth

A settlement of €7 million has been approved by the High Court in the case of a teenage boy who was...

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April 24, 2017

NPPR tax ruled deductible against rental profits – appealed by Revenue Commissioners

The Local Government (Charges) Act 2009, as amended by the Local Government (Household Charge) Act 2011, introduced a €200 annual...

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April 12, 2017

TRANSFERS OF LAND TO YOUNG TRAINED FARMERS – Young trained farmer relief

Young trained farmer relief is intended to encourage the transfer of land into the hands of a younger generation of...

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March 2, 2017

Thinking of buying a property at auction?

Auctions have become a popular way to buy and sell property for individuals, investors, banks and receivers. The speed of...

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February 7, 2017

What You Need To Know about the Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016

The Paternity Leave and Benefit Act commenced on 1 September 2016. This act provides for two weeks paternity leave for...

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January 20, 2017

Significant change in Interest Rate on Judgment Debts

In accordance with the Courts Act 1981 (Interest on Judgment Debts) Order 2016 (S.I. No 624 of 2016), the rate...

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January 3, 2017

What is an Enduring Power of Attorney?

It is estimated that there are currently 38,000 people in Ireland suffering from dementia. While this figure seems very high...

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