Divorce Advice

The person seeking a divorce is referred to as the petitioner, and the legal document that starts the ball rolling is called the petition. Three copies of the standard form are needed. The next step is to take these forms Read More …

Compulsory Purchase

A House-owner’s Rights – Compulsory Purchase It is common these days for a house-owner to lose his home because the local authority wants to pull it down to make way far a new housing estate or road scheme. Many government Read More …

Inheritance (Family Provision Act)

Inheritance (Family Provision Act) Persons other than those who benefit under a will or under intestacy may be able to claim against the estate under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act, 1975. The following persons may claim under Read More …

The Questionnaire

The Questionnaire The petitioner will be asked to complete a detailed questionnaire, called an affidavit. Here again, the court clerks will help, short of giving actual legal advice. The questionnaire repeats most of the information already given in the petition. Read More …