How to Make a Valid Will in Ireland-10 Key Components

This piece will look at why you need to make a will, what are the requirements for a valid will, what a will should contain, some common mistakes made in drafting wills, what legal recourse has an unhappy child if (s)he feels that (s)he has not been provided for, and more. Why Make a Will? There are […]

Spouses’ and Children’s Rights under the Succession Act, 1965

The Succession Act, 1965 protects surviving spouses of deceased persons by affording considerable protection as the Act restricts the right of the testator to leave his/her property to whoever he/she wishes. Spouses’ Rights under the Succession Act, 1965 Section 111 of the Succession Act, 1965 states: 111.—(1) If the testator leaves a spouse and no children, the spouse shall […]

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