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On the 10th May 2023, I wrote an article discussing the changes made to Enduring Powers of Attorney under the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 (see here – ). Today, I will give you an update on how things have progressed since then, some six months later. Spoiler alert: it has not been great. To […]
Parenting at the best of times is tough but parenting through a divorce can be a lot like learning to ride a bike; difficult at first, but not impossible with a bit of support. For parents who have made the decision to separate, addressing the issue with your children, no matter how young or old, […]
If you’re keeping up to date with the goings on in Wolfe & Co LLP, you will be aware that Vivienne Ring Conveyancing Partner and I recently attended a meeting and clinic hosted by Teagasc on ‘Transferring the Family Farm’ at the Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery. The purpose of the meeting and clinic was […]
When faced with a divorce, there are many things that you will worry about, from your children to your finances to your now uncertain future. Another major worry will be the cost of the separation process. You know money will be tight as the two incomes that have previously jointly supported your household, now need […]
A referendum on the definition of the family and removing the constitutional reference to a woman’s place being in the home is due to be held in November. A referendum is a national vote on a question about a proposed change to the Constitution. The Irish Constitution is a diverse document. It has, at all […]
The Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2023 was signed into law by the President on 5 July 2023. The Act includes new provisions governing an occupiers’ duty of care under the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1995. The part of the Act relevant to occupiers’ liability commenced on 31 July 2023. The new measures have […]
In May 2023, Minister Simon Harris launched the Threat to Share awareness campaign which aimed to highlight intimate image abuse.  “Intimate Image Abuse” describes the posting of an intimate image online or the sharing it by any other means, without the consent of the person in the image. An intimate image is any type of […]
The 2012 Supreme Court case of G versus G is a case that we, as solicitors, constantly have in the forefront of our minds when advising clients going through the divorce process. People impacted by marriage breakdown often struggle to understand the issues and their rights and are not aware of what steps they need […]
Celebrity gossip such as Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello’s divorce was not something I ever thought would be inspiration for Aislinn’s Articles. However, I was reading into their apparently ironclad prenup and it got me thinking about prenups in Ireland. A prenuptial agreement (prenup for short) is a written agreement signed by both parties in […]