Dillon Solicitors go back to college!

  Dillon Solicitors go back to college!   On Wednesday last, four of the of the Solicitors from the office, Brendan Dillon, Pauline Horkan, Niall MacCarthy and Lorna McArdle visited UCD to give a talk on a wide variety of issues including Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney, sale and purchases of property and remortgage of […]

The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019

  The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019   On the 4th June 2019, parts of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 became effective, which introduced a number of amendments to the current residential tenancies legislation It’s aim is to give more rights to tenants.   Landlords and Tenants should make themselves aware of the amendments. […]

Existence of judicial separation – not a bar to a party bringing nullity proceedings

Existence of judicial separation – not a bar to a party bringing nullity proceedings   In a recent decision of Judge Leonie Reynolds in AR v DR the wife argued that her husband could not bring nullity proceedings in circumstances where the parties had been judicially separated. She also claimed that her husband was estopped […]

Circumstances where court will review previously agreed terms

  Circumstances where court will review previously agreed terms   In a recent case of KC v TC the High Court were asked to revise a previously agreed division of sale proceeds of a property with the applicant claiming that the proceeds were insufficient to make proper provision. However, the court held that the difference […]

Important case on significance of previously required assets

  Important case on significance of previously required assets   In a recent High Court Case of DE v FG (January 2019) Judge Binchy set out some interesting statements in relation to assets acquired by one of the parties prior to marriage. When the matter came before the court the children of the marriage were […]