Tag: children

Ireland’s Criminal Justice System—Young Offenders

The primary legislation governing offenders under the age of 18 in Ireland is the Children Act 2001 as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 2006.   Children are clearly a vulnerable group of society and this legislation provides for a significantly different criminal justice system for young offenders to that governing […]

The Legal Effect of a Divorce

There are many legal and other consequences arising from a Divorce. It is a striking feature of the Irish Divorce legislation that the financial obligations of one spouse to another continue beyond the marriage, except in certain circumstances. There is really no such thing as a “clean break”. A clean […]