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Register Your Right Of Way – Don’t Lose Access To Your Property

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Did you know that new legislation on rights of way could mean your right of way is extinguished if not registered with the Property Registration Authority before the 30th November 2021? What is a Right of Way? Rights of way are established by long and continuous use, or by a formal agreement between the landowner and the party with the…

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Succession Rights For Separating Couples

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Irish law protects spouses and partners from being left out of wills or inadequately provided for by ensuring their succession rights. A partner or spouse is entitled to half of the estate of the deceased if there are not children involved, and one third if there are children to consider and provide for. This is called the Spouse’s Legal Right…

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Switch & Save On Your Mortgage

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Buying a home is likely to be the most important financial decision you make, and getting the right deal on your mortgage could make a huge difference to the amount that this costs you. Many people do not bother to switch their mortgage provider, but studies show that 1 in 5 people could save money by doing just that. Switching…

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Is An Open Relationship Cause To Remove A Child From Parental Care?

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In Irish law, particularly in care proceedings, the welfare of the child must come first at all times. This is the governing principle upon which decisions are made about child custody and the rare cases in which children are removed from their parent’s care. Procedures to take a child into care will usually follow a long period of time in…

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Why Do I Need A Will?

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A Will is a legally binding document that is used to determine how a person’s estate and property will be distributed after his or her death. This is the best way to ensure that your wishes will be followed after your death, and it must be written clearly so that there is no possibility of it being contested in the…

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