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The cost of homemade wills

Our recent 5 tips for making a will post mentioned the danger in making a will without legal advice, as highlighted by a High Court decision in 2011. That case involved the will of a well-known poet and philosopher which made mistakes common in many homemade wills. In considering the will, Mr Justice Gilligan highlighted […]

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EU Succession Regulation clarifies inheritance of foreign properties

Since Monday (17 August 2015) the European Succession Regulation (known as “Brussels IV”) has allowed European Union residents who own properties in other member states to apply the law of their home country to their foreign property when they die. The Regulation will not apply to all EU property. Some states, including Ireland, have opted […]

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