Paying a deceased relative’s debts

When a person dies someone needs to sort out their affairs.  Very often responsibility for doing this falls on the person’s relatives, either because they have been named as an executor in the will or because they have been given permission from the Probate Registry where no will exists. Paying for the funeral and settling any debts owed will [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]