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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…

Selling a Probate Property

Selling a Probate property is much like selling any other kind of residential property. The main difference is that the sale can only be closed once a Grant of Representation has been issued by the Probate Office. What happens to the deceased’s…

What is the Executor’s Year?

As an Executor, you have one year to distribute the assets in the deceased’s estate. This is known as the ‘Executor’s Year’ and it starts from the date of death. Reasonable timeframe for estate administration When someone dies, their…

What is Probate

What is Probate? Probate is a legal process that is sometimes needed when a person dies. It proves their Will is valid, and gives a person (or group of people) the authority to administer the estate. Probate does not happen every time a…