Tag: domestic violence

Domestic Violence: Barring & Safety Orders Explained

Social Domestic violence in Ireland is mainly governed by the Domestic Violence Act 1996 (as amended). The main aims of this legislation are to protect persons in domestic relationships where their safety or welfare is at risk and to increase the powers of An Garda Siochana to arrest without warrant […]

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 […]