I set up Charity Will Week this year when I had spare time, due to the lockdowns. For a week in September, I prepared Wills at a cost of €85 per person and donated all proceeds to the Oesophageal Cancer Fund. Legal services were very fortunate to be an essential service during all of the lockdowns . […]
Making a Will, it’s straightforward and quick, so avoid the worry and don’t be like me and put if off for ten years! Last September I ran a Charity Will Week, donating all proceeds from Wills, to the Oesophegeal Cancer Fund. I met 87 people and made 87 Wills. What really struck me that week, […]
There has never been a better time to make your Will. For a donation of €85 per person, you can have you Will made with Madden Law, during Charity Will Week. It runs from Monday 21st September to Saturday 26th 2020. Submit your details to us, book your appointment and make your donation, all on […]
A death certificate will list all diagnoses as the cause of death. If dementia is listed on the death certificate, and the will has been made within 10 years of the date of death, the Probate Office will require an Affidavit from a medical practitioner, who treated the deceased person. This Affidavit must confirm that […]
When making a Will, many clients who have a child with a physical or mental disability are concerned with putting the right structure in place. This usually involves setting up a Discretionary Trust. A Discretionary Trust gives Trustees absolute discretion about when, how and to which children of the Trust they may appoint capital or […]
We understand that making a Will can be a daunting process for many people. However, it’s strongly recommended to make one as it can prevent difficulties in the future. The advantage of making a Will means that you have control over who will administer your estate and who will benefit from your estate. (subject to some […]
1. Conditions that could be deemed void for uncertainty. For example, I give my house to my son for as long as he needs a house and thereafter the house is to be sold and the proceeds divided equally between all of my children. Conditions like this are subject to interpretation and difficult to administer. […]
Six important things to consider when choosing an Executor in your Will How many? You are free to appoint as many as you choose. However, a Grant of Probate will only issue to three Executors at most.You only need to appoint one executor in your will for it to be valid. Frequently, two Executors are […]
What is inheritance tax? Capital acquisitions tax is commonly called Inheritance Tax. It is a self-assessment tax, payable by the beneficiary on any gift or inheritance, received by the beneficiary from an Irish resident or ordinarily resident disponer or in other circumstances where the beneficiary is Irish resident or ordinarily resident. If the disponer and […]
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