Tag Archives: Peter O’Connor

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, […]

The Irish Times celebrates our founding father

Peter O’Connor & Son Solicitors & Notaries takes great pride in the achievements of the members of our team. These achievements date back as far as 1895 when our founding member, Peter O’Connor became involved in competitive amateur athletics. Peter O’Connor was a well renowned track-and-field athlete, holding numerous records, he was also a respected […]

title deeds

Must knows: Title deeds and selling property

When selling a house, it is necessary to register the new ownership of the property. A conveyancing solicitor reviews the “title”, ie., the ownership history and specifics, of the property being sold. The process of reviewing title can be complex and requires a properly trained Solicitor to do so, any missed steps or mistakes can […]

Waterford Law Society Ball

Waterford Law Society Ball Merited a Huge Success

Peter O’Connor and Son were duly represented by partners, Thomas Murran and Paul Murran at the annual Waterford Law Society ball hosted at Waterford Castle, on Friday the 9th of September. A great night was had by all. It was a welcoming opportunity to spend time with colleagues in a more relaxed setting. Peter O’Connor […]

Castlecomer Discovery Park

PETER O’CONNOR team building day at Castlecomer Discovery Park

We at PETER O’CONNOR recently had a team-building day at Castlecomer Discovery Park and found it to be a perfect location for a day out. Peter O’Connor recognises that outings such as this encourage collaboration between employees. They improves performance, enhances respect for each other and ultimately are just good fun! Castlecomer Discovery Park We […]

we are going green

Tips for a sustainable office space

Peter O’Connor & Son are going green. We realise that our personal and corporate responsibility towards the environment goes beyond following regulations. As a result, we have decided to action to minimise our environmental impact. In the past year, we’ve halved our paper usage as we move towards creating a paperless environment in our offices. […]

Long Term Undocumented Migrants Scheme

The Regularisation of Long Term Undocumented Migrants Scheme

The Regularisation of Long Term Undocumented Migrants Scheme will open for applications on Monday, 31st January 2022. The scheme will be open for six months until 31st July 2022 when it will close. This scheme will enable applicants, and their eligible dependents where the specific criteria is met, to remain and reside in the State. […]

Expiry of NPPR Charges

Expiry of NPPR Charges

The Non-Principal Private Residence Charge (NPPR) was an annual charge payable from 2009 to 2013. The charge was payable by those who owned more than one property, i.e. it was a tax on additional homes.  There was an exemption for NPPR charge on everyone’s principal private residence. The NPPR charge is no longer in place […]

amendments to the fair deal scheme

Understanding the amendments to the fair deal scheme

The Nursing Home Support Scheme (Amendment) Bill 2021 has now been passed into law. It will come into effect in late October 2021. The amendment has introduced many minor changes to the Principal Act. One of the major amendments relates to farmers and small business owners. The amendment allows specific individuals who qualify to ring […]

Setting up a Discretionary Trust for a child with special needs

A trust is a legal device created to deal with the management of the property on behalf of another person. In Ireland, Discretionary Trusts are most commonly used as part of estate planning due to the flexibility they provide. This is particularly valuable for parents of children with disabilities or special needs who may not […]