Peter O’Connor & Son Engages with De La Salle Students to Inspire Future Lawyers

Peter O’Connor & Son’s commitment to fostering legal education reached new heights as the team recently visited De La Salle College to share insights on the legal profession. The initiative aimed to enlighten fourth, fifth, and sixth-year students about the journey to becoming a lawyer and shed light on the day-to-day operations at our esteemed […]

Settlements & Trusts

A Settlement is an arrangement in which property or assets are transferred (or settled) to a Trusted individual (the Trustee) for the purpose of managing and safeguarding them on behalf of another person or group of people (the Beneficiaries). This legal relationship, known as a Trust, ensures that the assets are handled in accordance with […]

Probate Simplified: A Guide to Estate Planning

Probate might sound complicated, but it’s just a part of sorting out someone’s things after they’ve passed away. It’s like making sure their belongings go where they wanted or as per the rules. If you’re unsure about probate or just curious, this guide will help you understand it better. At the end of the day, […]

Ensuring Smooth Transitions: The Significance of selecting the right Personal Representatives

When it comes to carrying out your post-death wishes and instructions, your Personal Representatives play a crucial role. Therefore, it is important to understand what the role may involve. What is a Personal Representatives A Personal Representative is the umbrella term used to refer to Executors or Administrators and these are the individuals appointed to […]

Water Park Golf Society Swings for a Cause

Water Park Golf Society Swings for a Cause As captain of the Water Park Golf Society for 2023/2024. I’m excited to share the incredible success of our recent Tremor Golf Outing fundraiser. We raised an impressive 1400 euros, a testament to the generosity and spirit of our golfing community. The funds were proudly presented to […]

Making a Will

Making a will refers to the process of outlining, in writing, how you want your assets dealt with and distributed after your death. A Will is an important document that can help minimise legal disputes and ensure that your wishes are carried out. Your Will should be created with the help of a professional , […]

Navigating the Legal Landscape: Understanding the Importance of Making a Will

The careful process of writing a will is essential for estate planning and inheritance rights because it protects one’s property and guarantees the smooth distribution of wealth to designated recipients. In this presentation, Peter O’Connor & Son Solicitors carefully breaks down the complex realm of creating a will and clarifies the legal nuances that support […]

Understanding Life Interest Trusts: Navigating the Legal Landscape

In the world of estate planning and asset distribution, life interest trusts stand as a significant legal instrument with a storied history dating back several centuries. These trusts offer a structured approach to managing and distributing assets, providing a lifeline to beneficiaries known as life tenants, while ensuring that the ultimate inheritance is secured for […]

Life Interest Trusts

Life interest trusts, sometimes referred to as occupation interest trusts or vesting trusts, are legal arrangements under which a trustee holds an asset, such as property or investments, on behalf of a beneficiary, but subject to certain restrictions or conditions. These conditions typically specify when the beneficiary will gain access to the asset, such as […]