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Byrne Carolan Cunningham Solicitors

Athlone | Dublin | Galway | Lanesborough | Moate

Overhanging Trees and Hedges

My neighbour’s trees and hedges are overhanging into my garden and they refuse to cut them. I would like to prune the branches myself as they are obstructing my view. Can I legally do this without securing my neighbours permission? May I dispose of the cuttings or should I give them back to my neighbour? Unfortunately, trees and hedges often cause much friction between neighbours. Ideally, the best way to resolve any issue you may have with overhanging trees would be to speak directly with your neighbour. A friendly discussion may result in an amicable arrangement to everyone’s …

No Seatbelt and Personal Injury

I was involved in a car accident a few months ago. My friend was driving his car, much too fast in my opinion, when he skidded and crashed into a wall. I was a back seat passenger in the car at the time. I was not wearing my seatbelt. My other friend who was a front seat passenger told me that he has been to his solicitor to investigate a personal injury claim for him. Does the fact that I wasn’t wearing my seatbelt prevent me from claiming for my significant injuries? The fact that you were not wearing your seatbelt does not prevent you from pursuing a personal injury claim. It would …

Making a Will

  Making a will is usually a straightforward matter and leaves you with the peace of mind and knowledge that your loved ones are looked after and your assets are divided in accordance with your wishes, after your death.   What is a will? A will is a legal document setting out directions on how the property of the person making the will (the “Testator”) shall be distributed upon his or her death   Who can make a will? In order to make a will one must be aged at least 18 years and be of sound mind.   I have not made a will. What happens to my property if …


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Byrne Carolan Cunningham Solicitors

Byrne Carolan Cunningham Solicitors was founded in 1992 and have offices in Athlone, Moate, Lanesboro, Galway and Dublin. We offer expert and professional advice in all legal matters with a particular expertise in the areas of Personal Injury Law, Medical Negligence, Property Law and Wills and Inheritance Law.