Dublin office: 01 531 3494  
Letterkenny office: 074 91 29110


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Probate - Making A Will

We offer a professional and confidential service to discuss all aspects of making your will and planning for your estate. We emphasise the importance of making a will as without one your Estate will pass in accordance with the Rules of Intestacy possibly excluding partners, unmarried co-habitants and step-children.

 

By making a will:

1. You decide what happens to your property on your death;

2. You can appoint guardians and trustees for your minor children;

3. You can change your will if circumstances change;

4. It gives peace of mind;

5. When making a will you can avail of the opportunity to seek tax advice or estate planning.

It is often a topic that people choose to ignore or postpone. However, we believe that it is an issue which people should give serious consideration to. We will guide you through the relevant details such as tax, statutory entitlements of next of kin and trusts. Wills can be changed at any time and we advise clients review their wills to take in changed circumstances.

 

How Much Does Probate cost?

The cost of making and storing your will is €140 for a single person and €200 for a couple.

 

Estate Planning

We are happy to liaise with you Accountant, financial and Tax Advisors to ensure the best outcome for transferring your assets to future generations.

 

Administration of Estates

Our aim is to provide a professional and sensitive service at what can be a very difficult time for grieving families and friends. We liaise with financial institutions, Auctioneers, Government Departments, The Revenue Commissioners and The Probate Office to ensure that every estate is administered as quickly as possible.

Where the property of a minor or a person with reduced capacity needs to be protected it may be advisable to make that person a ward of Court. We can advise and make a Wardship application where necessary. It may be also necessary to make such an application where a person becomes of unsound mind without having created an Enduring Power of Attorney.

 

Enduring Power of Attorney

We have encountered countless problems facing loved ones where a person loses the capacity to manage and control their own affairs. We offer an efficient and confidential service in preparing an enduring Power of Attorney allowing you to appoint those whom you wish to manage your care, property, finances and affairs when you become incapable of making these vital decisions for yourself.

 

Wards of Court Applications

Where the property of a minor or a person with reduced capacity needs to be protected it may be advisable to make that person a ward of Court. We can advise and make a Wardship application where necessary.

 

For advice on making a will

We offer a professional and confidential service to discuss all aspects of preparing your will and planning for your estate. Fill in our contact form for advice and/or assistance regarding making a will.

Contact us

Lanigan Clarke Solicitors Dublin
1 Lansdowne Gardens, Shelbourne Road, Dublin 4.
T: 01 531 3494

Lanigan Clarke Solicitors Donegal
6A Pearse Road, Letterkenny,
Co. Donegal.
T: 074 91 29110

 

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Monday to Friday

9:00am - 5:00pm

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