Everyone who owns a house or land in Ireland or abroad should make a will which reflects what they want to happen on their death. The need for a will is even more important when you have children under the age of 18 or children with special needs. When you have young children or children with special needs you need to provide for Legal Guardians, Trustees and Executors and each needs to be chosen carefully to ensure that your wishes are respected.
Everyone needs to plan for their own future. Depending on your own health and personal circumstances, you may need to consider an Enduring Power of Attorney or some other form of estate planning. Frances is well versed in advising on and drafting wills, will trusts and powers of attorney and can advise you on what best suits your particular circumstances.
Make sure that you have a say in what happens to your estate when your time comes. It may be that you are an Executor to a will and face a challenge to that will or you may wish to challenge a will – if so then Frances has experience in the institution of proceedings challenging the validity of a will and also in defending legal challenges to a will.
Dealing with the estate of a deceased friend or family member is a difficult time and Frances can help you to deal with this. She has many years of experience in Probate and and can help you bring the administration of the estate to a conclusion in a timely, efficient and sensitive manner.
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