Charity Will Week 2020

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 […]
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Making a Will for a Child with Special Needs

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 […]
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3 steps to making your Will

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 […]
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Five things not to put in your Will!

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. […]
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Choosing an Executor for your Will

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 […]
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5 F.A.Q. about Inheritance Tax

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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