A will is a legal document that dictates what happens to your assets after your death. If you die without a will, all your properties will be distributed according to Irish law. While it isn’t compulsory to make a will, doing so ensures the people you wish to provide for are benefited.
A will has no effect until death. Therefore, a new will can be made at any time.
When making a will, solicitors are not always required. You can make your own will. A will can be made by anyone who fits the following criteria:
Strict laws govern the signing and witnessing of the will. These need to be followed to make the will valid and enforceable. To make a will valid, it should contain:
There are three main benefits to making a will:
If you don’t know how to start making a will, a solicitor can help you out. The benefits of hiring a solicitor are:
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Donagh joined Keenan & Company having worked for four years in a busy General Practise in Dublin and having spent one year working in Vancouver, Canada in the state’s Supreme Court Defence Litigation department. Donagh obtained a Degree in Law with history from UCD in 2013 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2018.
Donagh practises primarily in the areas of Personal Injuries Litigation, Conveyancing & Probate.
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