Every Irish citizen from the age of 18 who is on the Register of Electors is eligible for Jury service There is no payment for jury service. Travelling expenses are not allowed. If you are serving as a Juror, lunch will be provided on the day or days that the trial is on. If you are in employment, […]
“Part 4 Tenancy” If you live in a residential property for more than six months, a “Part 4 Tenancy” occurs. This entitles you to remain in the property for a further set period. As and from 24th December 2016, a Part 4 Tenancy has been increased from four to six […]
On the 24th November 1995, just over 50% of the Irish public voted in favour of legalising Divorce. In May of this year, it is now becoming increasingly likely that the Government will hold the first referendum on Divorce since it was legalised 23 years ago. What is a Decree […]
The legal practice and procedures when it comes to buying and selling property has changed from the 1st January 2019. The changes were introduced by the Law Society of Ireland so that a faster and more efficient way to buy and sell property is being introduced for all. The new […]
What do you buy for the pickiest of gift recipients, or for that person who appears to have everything? A gift voucher of course! With Christmas well and truly on our doorstep, many of us are excitedly purchasing gift vouchers for loved ones. This article will deal with the law […]
Following months of debate and strong opposition by TDs from the Rural Independent Group to the Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 2018, the Minister for Transport has commenced certain provisions of the Act which came into effect at midnight on 25th October 2018. Previously, drink drivers at the lower end of […]
You have booked the hotel, agonised over the colour scheme and have the photobooth ready and waiting….but what about the legal side of things? This article will explore the legal requirements in Ireland which a couple must comply with before their big.
It is often the case that when a person is making a will they wish to leave an inheritance to a grandchild. The question is then asked how that inheritance is dealt with by the Revenue Commissioners.
A new tolling incentive regime for electric vehicles (EVs) is being introduced this summer in a bid by the Government to increase the number of electric cars on the road. New and second hand EV drivers will be entitled to discounts on toll roads throughout the country. There will be a […]
In the most recent budget the rate of Stamp Duty on non-residential property transactions increased from 2% to 6% with effect from midnight on 10th October 2017. It was expected that the budget would increase the rate of stamp duty for non- residential property although the extent of the increase […]