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The Fair Deal Scheme - all you need to know

By: chadmin
Posted on: Sep-04-2015
Filed under: Family Law
The Fair Deal nursing home support scheme provides financial assistance to people in need of long-term nursing home care and people can apply to the HSE to seek financial support for the cost of their long-term care.
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The Mentally ill should be spared the stress of a courtroom trial

By: chadmin
Posted on: Aug-24-2015
Filed under: Litigation
Our insanity laws mean cases are heard even when the verdict is a foregone conclusion.
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Death and Taxes - 5 ways to reduce the tax bill on your estate

By: chadmin
Posted on: Jul-27-2015
Inheritance thresholds for a child have plummeted since 2009 but there are ways to avoid or mitigate tax bills
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€140,000 for woman who did not have swab removed after giving birth

By: chadmin
Posted on: Jul-06-2015
Filed under: Medical Negligence
A young woman has been awarded almost €140,000 damages for injuries and trauma resulting from a vaginal swab being left inside her and remaining undetected for almost three weeks despite two visits by her to the National Maternity Hospital. The swab was like a "mini-football", it was claimed.
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Borrowers in line for loan write off from moneylenders

By: Loraine
Posted on: Jun-17-2015
Filed under: Litigation
Two days ago a case was won by a Donegal couple who took on the State's largest moneylender through the financial services ombudsman.
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New Act increases father's rights to guardianship

By: Irish Times Feb 18th 2015
Posted on: May-28-2015
Filed under: Family Law
The Children and Family Relationships Bill reflects the changing story of the Irish family. With almost one third of Irish families not belonging to the traditional family unit, this legislation provides a protective framework for children in diverse families. And crucially, it will provide for automatic guardianship of children for unmarried fathers in specified circumstances.
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74-year-old woman loses High Court symphysiotomy action

By: thejournal.ie
Posted on: May-01-2015
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A 74-YEAR-old woman has today lost her High Court action over a symphysiotomy procedure that was performed on her in 1963.
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New Mortgage Rules for Purchasers

By: Irish Times
Posted on: Jan-27-2015
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New mortgage rules announced by the Central Bank will allow first-time buyers some relief from the new 80 per cent loan to value limit.
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