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Can I Challenge Someone’s Will If I Am Left Out Of It?

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A Will is a legally binding document that details how an estate will be disposed of after a person’s death. In an ideal world, people would be able to discuss their Wills with their families to avoid conflicts in the event of their death, but this is often not possible, and sometimes there is a case to challenge a Will…

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Is Your Will Out Of Date?

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Writing a Will is a very important way to ensure that your wishes are respected in the event of your death, and that your property is distributed as you intend. However, if your circumstances have changed or if you are no longer sure where your Will is held, you should consider making a new Will as soon as possible. Here…

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Essential Tips For First Time Buyers

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Buying a property for the first time can be an overwhelming prospect, since there are so many things to take into consideration. Buying a place of your own should be an exciting event, but the stress associated with your purchase can make this a very difficult time indeed. Here at Irwin, Kilculllen & Co Solicitors, we specialise in property law,…

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Handwritten Wills: The Potential Problems

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Did you know that handwritten Wills can cause many legal problems, which can be upsetting and stressful for the beneficiaries? Handwritten, or holographic, Wills are legally valid provided that they are dated and signed by the testator (the person making the Will) and witnessed by two independent witnesses. There are, however, many cases where holographic Wills have been challenged and…

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Where Do You Keep Your Assets? The Importance Of Making A Will

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Many people in Ireland die each year without making a will. This is known as dying intestate, and is often due to the belief that only people who are wealthy need to make a will. In fact, when you have any capital at all, including savings that you keep in your home, or when you have personal belongings that you…

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