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Rights of Unmarried Couples in Ireland

Rights of Unmarried Couples in Ireland Unmarried couples in Ireland do not enjoy the same legal rights as married couples. This has a bearing on important life events, including buying property, having children and ring-fencing an inheritance. Rights…
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Powers of Attorney Explained

Powers of Attorney Explained A Power of Attorney gives another person the legal authority to act on your behalf, even if you have not lost mental capacity. On the other hand, an Enduring Power of Attorney is specifically designed so that another…
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Merry Christmas From the Our Team

We’d like to take a moment to say a very merry Christmas from all the team at Mullins & Treacy Solicitors. 2020 has been a challenging year for many reasons. We’re happy to say that we were able to deliver an outstanding service to…
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Welcome to Our New Website

Welcome to our new website! We hope it provides the information you need. If you have any questions, or you would like to talk to a solicitor about your legal matter, please contact us and we’ll be happy to help. Phone us on 051 391488 or…

Do I Need a Solicitor to Make a Personal Injury Claim?

In theory, you do not need a solicitor to make a personal injury claim in Ireland. However, it is risky to proceed without legal advice. Using a solicitor ensures your claim has the best prospect of success, and that you receive the maximum…

Freehold vs Leasehold

There are two ways of owning a property in Ireland: freehold and leasehold. With a leasehold, you only own the building, whereas with a freehold you own both the building and the land upon which it is built. What does freehold mean? When you…

Why Unmarried Partners Need to Make a Will

Unmarried partners are not automatically provided for under Ireland’s intestacy rules. This means that if you die without a Will, your partner will only inherit jointly owned property – and nothing else. No such thing as a common law spouse There…

How to Annul a Marriage

You can get an annulment of marriage by making a petition to the Circuit Court or the High Court. You must show that your marriage is invalid. A civil annulment from the court is not the same as a church annulment, the latter of which does…

When is Probate Needed?

Probate is only needed if the deceased owned assets of a significant value, and he/she owned them in their sole name or as tenants in common. When is Probate needed in Ireland? Probate is a legal process that is sometimes needed after someone…

Prenuptial Agreements in Ireland

Prenuptial Agreements are not legally binding in Ireland. Even so, a judge may take a prenup into consideration, if the terms are fair and provide reasonable financial provision to each person. What is a Prenuptial Agreement? Prenuptial Agreements,…