Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney


What Is a Will & Should You Make One?

Simply put, a will is a legal document that allows you to express your desires and intentions regarding the distribution of your property following your death. It is your will that sets out how, when and even why you want your property apportioned between your relatives, friends and charities when […]


What Happens to an Estate if there is No Will?

When a person dies without making a will or if their will cannot be located, is deemed false or invalid (for not meeting the statutory requirements), it’s called dying intestate. The Succession Act, 1965 has a set of statutory rules governing who is entitled to receive a person’s property if […]


Should You Make Your Own Will

Absolutely! Provided your estate is not too complex (and most estates are not complex) and you are not actively trying to disinherit your spouse or child, you can easily make your own will. While many solicitors will correctly tell you that it’s important to get proper legal advice when making […]


Making Your Will Online

Making a will online with enodare.ie is a simple and easy process. Once you have created an account with Enodare you can login as often as you wish and make changes to your will until you are entirely satisfied. This ensures that you can spend time reflecting on how you […]


Powers of Attorney

A power of attorney is a legal document by which you can appoint and authorize another person (usually a trusted friend, family member, colleague or adviser) to act on your behalf and to legally bind you in that respect. While most people fail to see the importance of having a […]


General Power of Attorney

A ‘general power of attorney’ is virtually unlimited in scope. It allows your attorney to act as your authorized legal representative in relation to the whole cross-section of your legal and financial affairs, until such time as that authorization is terminated. In other words, your attorney will have full legal […]


Limited Power of Attorney

A ‘limited power of attorney’ is very similar to a general power of attorney except that it imposes specific and sometimes substantial limits upon the authorisation granted to your attorney. This could, for example, be a limit to the scope or duration of the authority granted to him. Often, people […]

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