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What it Means if Your Will is Invalid

If your Will is invalid, then your estate will either be distributed according to the terms of your previous Will. Or, you will be considered to have died intestate, meaning your assets will be distributed according to the Succession Act 1965. Why would a Will be invalid? A Will is only valid if it meets […]

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Sale Agreed vs Exchange of Contracts

Sale Agreed vs Exchange of Contracts: A property ‘Sale agreed’ is when the seller accepts your offer and takes the property off the market. Exchange of contracts is when you and the seller sign the legal contract, at which point the sale becomes legally binding. What’s the difference between sale agreed and exchange of contracts? […]

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Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims

Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims – a cancer misdiagnosis is when medical practitioners fail to detect cancer, despite the patient either complaining of symptoms or undergoing tests. If medical practitioners failed to detect your cancer, causing you to suffer an injury, then you could have grounds for a medical negligence claim. What is a […]

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Buying property in Ireland non resident

Can I Buy Property in Ireland as a Non-Resident? Yes, you can buy a property in Ireland as a non-resident. There are no restrictions on foreign nationals buying residential property or commercial property in the State. However, you will need to get a PPS number and instruct an Irish property solicitor (lawyer). If you’re a […]

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5 Reasons to Instruct Our Property Solicitors Waterford

Are you struggling to choose a conveyancing solicitor in Ireland? Here are 5 Reasons to Instruct Our Property Solicitors, Waterford. We offer a comprehensive service Our property solicitors are highly experienced and deal with all aspects of both residential and commercial property law, including: Buying and selling residential property Buying and selling commercial property Buying […]

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Wills Solicitors Waterford: A Step by Step Guide to Our Service

Lots of people defer making a Will because they think it’s going to be a long and complicated process. In actual fact, our Will writing service is simple and straightforward. How our Will writing service works With our Wills solicitors, you can get a watertight Will that fulfils all your wishes in four easy steps. […]

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Fathers and Child Guardianship

Fathers and Child Guardianship In Ireland, fathers do not automatically have guardianship unless they are married to the mother, or have been cohabiting for a certain amount of time (subject to certain conditions). However, it is possible to acquire guardianship by way of agreement, or through the courts. What is child guardianship and why does […]

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Buying a property at auction

Buying a Property at Auction Buying a property at auction is very different to buying a property on the open market. You need to complete the legal work and surveys before the auction, and have your finances in place. This is because if the gavel falls and you are the highest bidder, you will be […]

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CGT Relief Expires in December 2021

Did you acquire a property between 7 December 2011 and 31 December 2014? If you dispose of it before the end of December this year, you could be entitled to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) relief. Capital gains tax exemptions The Irish government previously implemented a scheme whereby gains made on certain properties are exempt from […]

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What happens if I don’t make an Enduring Power of Attorney?

What happens if I don’t make an Enduring Power of Attorney? If you don’t make an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) in Ireland and you lose mental capacity, then your friends or family members must make a Ward of Court application instead. All welfare and financial decisions must then be approved by the court. The […]