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The second step in making your Will

The second step is to establish what you want to do especially if you have kids. For a couple, there are two scenarios. The first part would be if something happened to one of them and the second part would be if anything happened to the both of them. If people have kids, the biggest thing is who looks [...]

Five potential problems with your property’s title (and how to fix them)

The easing of lockdown restrictions, a buoyant property market and the temporary savings on stamp duty mean now could be the ideal time to sell up and buy your next home. Getting the timing right could be more important than ever and, once you have accepted an offer, you will want your sale to progress smoothly and quickly. Making [...]

2020-11-12T19:54:58+00:00November 12th, 2020|

Making a will – why is it so important?

Making a will ensures that, when you die, your money, property and possessions go to people that you choose. Yet oddly, having worked and sacrificed for a lifetime, fewer than a half of us seem bothered by who benefits when we’re gone. Taking time off work or shelling out for a babysitter to chat to a solicitor about death [...]

2020-11-06T18:45:12+00:00November 6th, 2020|

Stamp duty holiday, should I buy a property now?

In August, the Chancellor announced an 8 month stamp duty holiday to help the housing market during the Coivd-19 crisis. How has it been working and should it influence your decision on when to buy your next home? Here Deirdre McSorley , a residential property solicitor with James McNulty & Co in Omagh answers some general queries we have [...]

2020-10-13T18:25:03+01:00October 13th, 2020|

5 reasons why starting a business during a recession could be a good thing

The coronavirus has wreaked havoc on business and economies around the world. We are now in the deepest recession since records began. As many longstanding businesses fold and High street names fall into administration, it can be a daunting time to consider starting a new venture. However, a recession can also provide a fledgling business with great opportunities. 1 [...]

2020-09-28T16:15:05+01:00September 28th, 2020|

How do you sort out an estate if someone dies without a will?

1. If your parent dies without a will and you want to handle the probate process, first check you have standing to apply. The order of priority is: - Husband, wife or civil partner of the deceased - Child (all children have equal standing) - Parent - Brother or sister - Grandparent - Uncle or aunt. 2. Those with [...]

2020-09-24T17:20:30+01:00September 24th, 2020|

Your questions answered – personal injury claims

I feel nervous about making a claim – what is the process and what will be required of me? Initially, you will be required to discuss all the circumstances of the incident with us. You should keep a diary of how you feel day-to-day about your injuries and what amount of care you are receiving from your family [...]

Enduring Power of Attorney

An Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) is a document that lets you appoint one or more people to make decisions on your behalf – an Attorney (or Attorneys). It is imperative that the person you appoint as an Attorney should be someone you trust to make major decisions on your behalf. You can appoint a friend, relative, or professional [...]

2020-08-10T18:01:08+01:00August 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |
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