Domestic Violence

A separate civil remedy for “Domestic Violence” was introduced into Irish Law in 1976 by the Family Law (Maintenance of Spouses and Children) Act 1976.  The main advantage of this remedy is that the proceedings are held “in camera” which … Read More

Land Registration and Compulsory Registration of Title

There are two systems for the registration of property title in Ireland, namely the Registry of Deeds and the Land Registry.  The Registry of Deeds was established in 1707 to provide a system of voluntary registration for Deeds, affecting land … Read More

Personal Insolvency Bill 2012

The much anticipated Personal Insolvency Bill 2012 aims to modernise Irelands archaic personal insolvency Laws and to address the obligations of debtors and the rights of creditors in a proportionate and balanced way, having regard to the financial reality of … Read More