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What to do when someone dies – James McNulty Solicitors Omagh

What to do when someone dies When a loved one dies, and you are the next of kin, there are legal formalities that must be dealt with. Cathal Murray, wills and probate lawyer at James McNulty & Co. Solicitors Omagh explains what you should do. Registering a death Your first duty is to [...]

Quick guide to applying for probate

How to apply for a grant of probate If someone you know has died and you have been asked to deal with their affairs, you need to be able to prove that you have the legal right to do this.  Otherwise, you will run into difficulties when trying to access their bank accounts or sell their property and [...]

What type of will do I need?

Guide to deciding what type of will you need You may not realise it, but when it comes to making a will there are different types to choose from and, as Cathal Murray, wills and probate specialist with James McNulty & Co. Solicitors in Omagh, County Tyrone explains, the right type of will for you will depend on [...]

Valuing an estate for probate

When someone dies, all the assets in the estate will need to be valued as early possible for two key reasons. Firstly, an estate valuation must be provided to the probate court before probate will be granted. Secondly, any inheritance tax (IHT) due will need to be calculated and a payment made. In simple terms, IHT is calculated by [...]

Cycling to Get Fit in 2019; Beware of the dangers!

Cycling to Get Fit in 2019; Beware of the dangers! The 2018 Tour de France pulled in thousands of new cycling fans after Welshman Geraint Thomas won the famed long-distance cycling race. Indeed, official figures reveal that more than three million people in the UK are heading out on their bicycles this January! For many of them it [...]

Dementia Friends Training

We Support Dementia Friends! James McNulty & Co Solicitors are pleased to announce that we have recently updated our Dementia Friends training, an Alzheimer's Society initiative which encourages people to understand what it is like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action. This valuable training ensures that we can communicate much better with our clients [...]

Tackling persistently noisy neighbours

Noisy neighbours – when New Year’s Eve party noise levels go too far. New Years Eve may be a joyful time of the year, but things may be less joyful if your festive cheer-filled neighbours are partying throughout the holiday season and beyond and disturbing your peace. Cathal Murray Solicitor, of James McNulty & Co Solicitors, outlines your [...]