Tag Archives: succession planning

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 […]

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 […]

Understanding Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) OR Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR) Orders through Real-Life Instances

In the context of healthcare decisions and advanced healthcare planning, the topic of DNR’s is obviously one of if not the most important decision. What is a DNR Order? A DNR order, preference,instruction or wish refers to an individuals predetermined choice to decline or refuse cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), in the absence of which the most […]

A practical guide to crafting your funeral wishes

A “Letter of Wishes” is a document which sets out your preferences regarding your funeral and other arrangements, following your death. There is no specific required format or template and it can be written or typed but should be signed and dated. When preparing Wills we would encourage all of our clients to draft a […]

What are Trusts?

Trusts are legal arrangements where one party, the settlor, transfers assets to another party, the trustee, to hold and manage for the benefit of a third party, the beneficiary. These arrangements can be tailored for various purposes, from wealth preservation to tax planning. For more information, read Trusts: An Overview. We encourage you to consult directly […]

Judge cautions against relying on ‘extremely unsafe’ home-made will.

Judge cautions against relying on ‘extremely unsafe’ will templates downloaded from web. https://www.irishtimes.com/crime-law/courts/2023/07/04/judge-cautions-against-relying-on-extremely-unsafe-will-templates-downloaded-from-web/ The above article by Eleanor Reardon in The Irish Times deals with judgement given by Ms. Justice Siobhán Stack relating to the interpretation of a will. I would wholeheartedly concur with Judge Stack’s advice to members of the public which would be […]