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  • The Rules of Irish Intestacy

    April 02, 2014

    an intestate” means a person who leaves no will or leaves a will but leaves undisposed of some beneficial interest in his estate, and “intestate” shall be construed accordingly.

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  • What is an Enduring Power of Attorney

    April 02, 2014

    A Power of Attorney is an instrument signed by a person (known as the Donor) giving another person (known as the Attorney or Donee) power to act on behalf of the Donor in accordance with the terms of the instrument.

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  • Charities and Conveyancing

    March 19, 2014

    In Commissioners of Income Tax - V - Pemsel (1891) (A.C. 531), Lord McNaughten stated "a charity in its legal sense comprises four principal divisions

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  • Disclosure in Probate Actions

    March 19, 2014

    Given the increase in the number of contentious probate claims there is a renewed focused amongst practitioners on steps that can be taken to protect themselves against a challenge to the validity of Will which they have prepared. This raises a question in relation to how requests for information from potential claimants should be dealt with and in particular what level of disclosure should be made and at what stage.

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  • Recent Legislative changes affecting Residential Property

    March 18, 2014

    An annual self-assessed Local Property Tax (LPT) charged on the market value of all residential properties in the State came into effect with the passing of the Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012.

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