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Criminal Injuries Compensation

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Injured as a result of a Criminal Act?

Did You Know That You Can Claim Compensation?

Many people are unaware that there is a scheme for the payment of compensation in circumstances where they are injured as a direct result of the following: –

  • a crime of violence;
  • assisting in the prevention of a crime;
  • saving someone’s life.

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Cíos Tráchtala – Cad atá ag tarlú anois?

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Leanfaidh cíosanna tráchtála ag méadú go dtí deireadh bhliain 2017, dar le Léirmheas Margadh Oifige [Office Market Review] HWBC i 2015. Is toradh é seo ar an ghanntanas tromchúiseach atá le sonrú faoi láthair i méid na bhfoirgneamh agus oifigí tráchtala atá á thairiscint, go háirithe i mBaile Átha Cliath 2 agus 4.

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Comhchónaitheoirí agus an Dlí

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Tuigimid uile go bhful tionchar ag an bpósadh ar ár stadas dleathach, ár gcearta comharbais, ar an phinsean agus ar an chain. Ní thuigeann gach éinne, áfach, go bhfeadfaí teacht faoi réir rialachán an Dlí Teaghlaigh fiú trí maireachtáil i lánúnas le duine eile.

Tháinig éifeacht leis An tAcht um Páirtnéireacht Shibhialta agus um Chearta agus Oibleagáidí Áirithe de chuid Comhchónaitheoirí, 2010, ar an 1ú lá d’Eanair, 2011. Thug an tAcht seo scéim shásaimh isteach do dhaoine ag maireachtáil i lánúnas le chéile, nach bhfuil pósta nó i bpáirtnéireacht shibhialta.

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The ‘Cohabiting Couple’ and Relationship Breakdown

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Many people understand that getting married impacts on your legal status, your inheritance rights, pensions and tax brackets. However, not everyone is aware that by simply living with a partner, your relationship can also become subject to regulation by Family Law.

The Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 came into effect on the 1st of January 2011.  It introduced a redress scheme for cohabiting couples who are not married or in a civil partnership.

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Inside Track: The financial ups and downs of divorce

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Nearly 100,000 people have terminated their marriages in the almost 20 years since Ireland voted to legalise divorce. As well as the emotional ramifications, the financial implications of divorce are often significant. It changes the legal standing of both spouses and their treatment when it comes to tax affairs.

New Companies Act 2014

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The Companies Bill 2012 was published in December 2012 and was enacted by President Higgins on 23 December 2014. It is expected to commence, or be brought into force, in June 2015.

At 1,448 sections and 17 schedules, and covering more than 1,100 pages of text, the Companies Bill was the largest single piece of legislation to come before the Dáil.

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