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Elder Abuse

I am concerned that my elderly neighbour is being mistreated by her adult son who lives with her. He drinks heavily and she always seems afraid of him. She confided in me recently that he threatens her if she does not give him money each week. Is there anything I can do to help her? Elder abuse is defined as any act, or failure to act, which results in a breach of a vulnerable person’s human rights, civil liberties, physical and mental integrity, dignity or general well-being, whether intended or through negligence, including sexual relationships or financial transactions to which the …

Spouse Inheritance Rights

Today we discuss Spouse Inheritance Rights. My husband passed away recently. I understand that he made a will prior to his death and he left his large farm to his nephew.  The farm was in his name only. Our home was also in his name and he left me with just a life interest in my home and after my death it will also pass to his nephew. I am very disappointed and I feel ill-treated. Is there anything I can do? The law governing wills, namely the Succession Act, 1965, provides unique protection for spouses of the deceased in Ireland. You refer to a will and I am assuming that your late …

Agricultural Relief

Are you a farmer wondering about Agricultural Relief? Today we discuss the topic. I am a part-time farmer and I understand that I will inherit my father’s farm after his death. He is quite elderly and in poor health at present. Whilst I will obviously be very grateful for the farm I am very concerned that I may be left with a large tax bill. I believe the farm may be worth around €750,000 at the moment. I understand that the relevant tax date will be the date of my father’s death. Please advise me. At present, a child may inherit up to €320,000 from their parents without being liable for …


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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.