Dissipation of Marital Assets/Conduct

Dissipation of Marital Assets/Conduct The Court has an obligation to ensure that proper financial provision is made for both spouses in Separation and Divorce proceedings. The Family Law Act 1995 and the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 give the Court discretion in determining proper financial provision for the spouses having regard to a list of […]

Frequently asked questions on Re-Mortgage

  Frequently asked questions on Re-Mortgage Why should somebody consider a re-mortgage? Now that is starting to change as people realise that many Irish mortgage holders are simply paying too much on their mortgage and are starting to consider moving to a cheaper lender. Maybe your lender hasn’t offered you a new rate after the […]

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 […]