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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Wills and Probate

Wills and Probate Why appointing a guardian for your children brings peace of mind The possibility of both you and your partner dying while your children are still under 18 verges on the unthinkable but, however unlikely this situation might seem, it is important that you make provision for it in your will. Unless you have given specific instructions, children [...]

Claiming your rightful inheritance

Claiming your rightful inheritance If a loved one, or someone you were financially dependent on, has died and either left you out of their will entirely or failed to make adequate financial provision for you, then it may be possible for you to get the terms of the will varied so that appropriate provision is made. This may also [...]

Wills & probate. How to choose an executor to administer your estate when you die.

Wills & probate How to choose an executor to administer your estate when you die When making your will you need to appoint at least one executor who will be responsible for the important task of dealing with your estate on your death.  Deciding who to appoint is one of the most important decisions you will ever have to [...]