Get Represented

Get Represented

Last week we wrote about the new Domestic Violence Act and one of our concerns related to the fact that if an Applicant is well prepared and well represented, she or he will stand a very good chance of success One of the reasons why we can say this with so much...
Domestic Violence Act 2018

Domestic Violence Act 2018

The recent Domestic Violence Act 2018 replaces the 1996 Domestic Violence Act 1996 and the Domestic Violence (Amendment) Act 2002 and introduces major changes to the law, some of which give rise to serious concerns, particularly if you are a man. We are particularly...
Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial Agreement

A prenuptial agreement is a contract between two individuals who are about to get married, outlining the state of finances and personal liabilities in case the marriage fails. A big advantage of having a prenuptial agreement is that it forces couples to have a...

Passport Applications and Sole Guardians

At  Shannons Solicitors in Swords we provide help for people who are applying for passports where the parent is the sole guardian of the minor. When making such a passport application, an Affidavit of Sole Guardian is required. This Affidavit must be completed and...

Guardianship

On a previous post, we touched on Unmarried Parents and custody. To see all of Shannons Family Law related posts, just click on the tag to right of this page: ‘Family Law’. Guardianship means the rights and duties of parents regarding the upbringing of...

The Civil Partnership Act, 2010

The Civil Partnership Act, 2010 deals with not only the registration of civil partnerships for same sex couples but also sets up a scheme for unmarried co-habiting couples both of the same sex and opposite sex who can now legalise their relationship and Tim Shannon of...