Entries by Maire McMahon

What is a digital executor ?

As solicitors we are always advising our clients to make a will. A will governs what happens your assets after your death. Traditionally assets comprised of bricks and mortar and monies in bank accounts and post offices accounts. However in the 21st century not only are our assets in property and bank accounts but also […]

What deposit to I have to pay when buying a house?

STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO BUYING A HOME BLOG 1 : DEPOSITS: 1. When purchasing a property through an auctioneer, you will be required to pay a booking deposit. Often times this will be in the region of €5,000-€10,000 and will be requested by the auctioneer at the very beginning to show your seriousness and […]

GDPR, Data Protection& Data Breach – Have you been affected?

Data protection is the safeguarding of the rights of all individuals to privacy in relation to the processing of their personal data. The processing of data is regulated by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018. If an organisation has breached your personal data in any way then you may […]

INHERITANCE RIGHTS OF CO-HABITING COUPLES

If you are at least 18 years old and of sound mind, you can make a Will. If you later get married or if you enter a civil partnership, that Will is automatically revoked unless the Will was made with that marriage or civil partnership in mind. However, if you co-habit with a partner (that […]

How do I qualify for a Divorce?

25 years ago this year the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 was introduced following an historic referendum the previous year. It was enshrined into the Constitution that a Court had to grant a divorce to the spouses, if the Court was satisfied at the date of the institution of the proceedings, i. the parties lived […]