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Surrogacy/Family Law

Whilst it can be suggested that surrogacy is a recent phenomenon it is worth looking at the Bible, Genesis 16.2/4 where it could be said that issues of Surrogacy arose between Abraham’s wife, Sarah and Sarah’s Egyptian handmaiden Hagar! Although it was intended that surrogacy would be dealt with the in the Children and Family […]

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Family Law and Bandon Solicitors

Courts are regularly asked to resolve problems between the natural mother and father of a child where the parties have split up and particularly where the parents never married. Matters can become more complicated when one of the parents is in a relationship with a third party. Recently the Supreme Court was asked to make […]

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Enduring Power of Attorney

Have you ever though what would happen if you were involved in an accident or suffered from an illness which resulted in you not having the mental capacity to look after your own affairs? How would you or your family cope? Under the Powers of Attorney Act 1996 you can draw up a document called […]

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New Legislation for Rights of Way and Wayleaves

The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 (the majority of which came into effect on the 1st of December 2009) has brought about many changes to Irish Property Law. In particular, the 2009 Act makes considerable changes to the Law relating to the acquisition of Easements by prescription. An Easement is the right of […]

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Use the Law to Collect Money Owed to your Business

This weather most businesses have bad debts. How you look at bad debts will determine how successful you are at collecting them or not. Some bad debts are a complete write off and it is pointless pursuing them. This applies generally to companies that are in liquidation or in receivership. There are however a lot […]

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The Civil Partnership Bill 2009

The Civil Partnership Bill will fundamentally change the law in relation to non married couples in Ireland and it will have a profound effect on same sex and opposite sex co­habiting couples. The Civil Partnership Bill 2009 was published on the 26th of June and will, if passed, enable the recognition and registration of relationships […]

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