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  • Change in District Court Rules

    September 01, 2014

    The changes to the monetary jurisdiction of the District Court (up to €15,000) as provided for in the Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 was also accompanied by a significant overhaul of the District Court Rules.

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  • Notary Public

    May 29, 2014

    A Notary Public is an officer of the law appointed to authenticate documents usually for use in foreign countries. An Irish Notary Public is appointed by the Chief Justice and is empowered to carry out various functions including...

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  • Requirements for a valid will

    April 02, 2014

    The requirement that a valid Will must be in writing, set down in Section 78 of the Succession Act 1965, has been given a broad interpretation by the Courts.

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  • Succession Law and Foreign Property

    April 02, 2014

    The law in Ireland states that in order to ascertain how an asset is held abroad one looks at the domicile of the owner.

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  • Civil Litigation in Ireland

    April 02, 2014

    Ireland is a constitutional democracy with a common law jurisdiction. It is a member of the European Union since the 1st January 1973. The European Convention of Human Rights was incorporated into Irish Law in 2003.

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