Probate/Wills

Leave Your Gift For The Future, Leave A Legacy

This My Legacy Week, Eoin O’Gorman Solicitors ask you to support Irish charities by considering leaving a legacy gift in your will, after you have taken care of your family and loved ones.  We support My Legacy, an umbrella group of over 50 Irish charities who work together to highlight how important it is […]

By |October 24th, 2017|Categories: Advice / Tips, Probate/Wills||0 Comments

What Will Happen If I Become Unable to Manage My Own Affairs?

We all take it for granted that we can make our own decisions about the issues that affect our lives. However, we can lose that capacity to make our own decisions. Alzheimer’s, Dementia and failing health are just some of the increasingly common scenarios.   Dementia affects more than 48 million people around the world […]

Guardians vs Godparents

I’m often asked by clients whether the selection of Godparents for their children is the same as naming legal guardians for their children. The answer is “no.”
Guardians and Godparents are entirely different roles. The former is a legally recognized position and the latter is a ceremonial title significant only in religious and cultural right.
A […]

Tips on Making a Will

A WILL is a declaration of what a person wishes to be done with his estate after his death. The person making the declaration is the testator/testatrix. Dying intestate – without a will – means your estate will be distributed subject to the “laws of intestacy”.
Before making a will give the matter some serious […]

By |September 30th, 2014|Categories: Advice / Tips, News, Probate/Wills||0 Comments