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What Constitutes Proper Provision In Family Law Cases

    What Constitutes Proper Provision In Family Law Cases Proper provision is a concept provided for in the 1996 Family Law Divorce Act. It is a test which the Court must apply when making decisions either in the context of Judicial Separation or a Divorce. In order to assist the Courts the Family Law […]

Legal issues arising from a broken engagement

    Legal issues arising from a broken engagement   It is still customary that parties get engaged to married before they get married. This gives rise to issues that may arise where that engagement is broken and where the parties have entered into agreements on foot of that engagement.   The purpose of this […]

EXECUTOR’S DUTIES

  EXECUTOR’S DUTIES   Being appointed as an Executor can be a daunting task.  We have set out below a summary of matters which you as Executor would be responsible for.   These would include the following: You must gather together all information in relation to any assets held by the Deceased as well as […]

Annual Licensing Renewals 2020

    Annual Licensing Renewals 2020   It’s that time of year again! Even in the midst of these current strange times, the annual licensing dates cannot be forgotten. Here are the relevant dates for Dublin District Court: Thursday 24thSeptember, 2020 –  Confirmations and Certificates of Transfer, Objections and General Exemptions Monday 28th September 2020 […]

Domestic Violence Act 2018

    Domestic Violence Act 2018   Domestic violence or abuse can happen to anyone and it includes physical, emotional, sexual, financial and psychological abuse.   Domestic violence can happen against women, men and children.   The Domestic Violence Act 2018 commenced on the 1st January 2019 and brought significant changes to Ireland’s law on […]

Recent Personal Injuries Settlement by Dillon Solicitors

    Recent Personal Injuries Settlement by Dillon Solicitors   Dillon Solicitors recently secured a substantial five figure settlement for a client in a personal injuries action against a now former employer. The action arose due to defective work boots supplied to our client. Our client had raised the issue with the employer at the […]

The Cost of Workplace Bullying – Personal and Economic

  The Cost of Workplace Bullying – Personal and Economic A recent study by NUI Galway has highlighted the significant economic cost of workplace bullying and work related stress; 7 million days million days lost per year equating to, €239 million A link to the study can be viewed here: https://academic.oup.com/occmed/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/occmed/kqaa067/5839678?redirectedFrom=fulltext It is clear that […]

Termination of Wardship

    Termination of Wardship   Until the commencement of the Assistant Decision Making Capacity Act 2015, Part 6 Ward of Court applications continue to be made in the same way as they currently are. Once part 6 of the Act is enacted all future ward ship applications will be made to the Circuit Court. […]

Cyber Crime

        Cyber Crime   Cyber-attacks affect businesses daily as people try to benefit from vulnerable business systems. In Ireland the Commission for Communications Regulation is responsible for communication security and regularly issues warnings about cybercrime. It is important that all businesses have effective IT systems and cyber security policies in place to […]

Return To Work Safely Protocol – Some Key Features

  Return To Work Safely Protocol – Some Key Features   The Return to Work Safely Protocol was published by the Government on the 8th of May 2020 and is available from the gov.ie website. The protocol is the result of a collaborative effort by the HSE, HSA and the Department of Health. It is […]