November 30, 2017

Making Wills and managing affairs of deceased people – some recent thoughts

Many times people come to us and may have a very straightforward situation where they are simply leaving all of their estate to their spouse or partner or a simple equal division between children or nieces or nephews. Other times the situation might be a little more complicated. This sometimes arises depending […]
November 30, 2017

Law Society of Ireland gives reasons as to why use a solicitor

From employment law to family law, from making a will to buying a home and much more, when you talk to a solicitor you avail of a range of benefits and protections unique to the solicitors’ profession. Benefits of employing a solicitor The benefits are many and include: Excellent education […]
November 9, 2017

An unsent phone text message found to be a valid will – Australia

A Queensland court has accepted a dead man’s unsent, draft text message leaving his possessions to his brother and nephew instead of his wife and son, as an official will. The Supreme Court in Brisbane heard the 55-year-old took his own life in October 2016, after composing a text addressed […]
November 6, 2017

Interesting facts on the Irish Solicitors profession in 2017

For the very first time, the number of solicitors licensed to practice in the Republic past the 10,000 mark in 2017. The 2 largest firms in Ireland ( A & L Goodbody and Arthur Cox) have 275 solicitors working in each of their offices here. Since the UK’s Brexit referendum, […]