27 March 2019
It is an unfortunate but common scenario that cohabitants can lose their standard of living or even the place they called home if one partner dies or if the couple separates. A will is a critical doc...
Tags: Cohabiting, Wills, Probate and Estate Management
06 June 2018
The death of a loved one is an incredibly stressful experience, emotionally and from a logistical perspective. Anyone who's experienced this - and most of us have - knows that it comes with a range of...
Tags: Family Law, Wills, Probate and Estate Management
08 May 2018
While marriage is undeniably still the favoured union by the State, the law has become more accommodating to the idea of 'common law' spouses. In the case of a relationship crumbling or the death of a...
22 January 2018
The death of a loved one is emotionally stressful. Ensuring that you have a valid will and testament in place to take care of your beneficiaries eliminates additional grief and confusion. However, that is exactly the risk you take if you die without having made a will.
Tags: Wills, Probate and Estate Management
10 March 2017
Marriage in Ireland has evolved in the last few years, most recently with Ireland’s equality referendum in 2015 where civil marriage rights were extended to same sex couples.
28 October 2016
Here’s a very sobering fact – only 30% of Irish people have a will, according to a survey conducted by Amárach Research on behalf of My Legacy. This is bad news. Not having a will puts your loved ones at risk and also leaves an awful mess for your family to clean up after your passing. It doesn’t do you any favours either as your wishes may not be considered if you die without a will.
James, Medical Negligence Client
Sean, Medical Negligence Client
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