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# inheritance - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

New law will allow missing persons' families apply for 'presumption of death order'

The legislation will mean the affairs of a missing person who is presumed dead can be put in order.

# inheritance - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'It has a big impact on loved ones': Probate delays leave families waiting months to resolve inheritance

TD Barry Cowen said this means families coping with funeral costs are left waiting for months before they can inherit the estate.

# inheritance - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Farmers aren't happy that the Fair Deal scheme's 'discriminatory measures' might be here to stay

Planned reforms over the plans are being delayed.

# inheritance - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Parents may no longer have a 'moral duty' to provide for children in wills

The Law Reform Commission has made some recommendations.

# inheritance - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'My sister is laughing all the way to the bank, we will never speak again': Families at war over wills

“My grandfather was pinned to a wall with a pitchfork at his throat by one of his brothers.”

# inheritance - Friday 9 December, 2016

Here’s why you might be seeing stories about Sofia Vergara being ‘sued by her embryos’

The suit alleges that not allowing the embryos to be born is “depriving them of their inheritance”.

# inheritance - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Carer stole €41,000 from elderly neighbour to spend it on home improvements, clothes and holidays

Laura Pennick pleaded guilty in court yesterday.

# inheritance - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Woman claiming to be Prince's long-lost half sister comes forward to stake claim to his estate

The singer died leaving no will and had no children or living parents.

# inheritance - Monday 2 May, 2016

If you're fighting over a €250k house, you could lose it all in legal fees

Arguing over a will? Here’s some advice from a barrister.

# inheritance - Monday 25 April, 2016

Has your family fallen out over a will? We'd like to know

Who gets what after a person’s death can create permanent divisions and deep wounds.

# inheritance - Sunday 10 April, 2016

David Cameron feeling the heat over £200,000 gift

The PM received the money from his mother.

# inheritance - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Search underway for Irish woman who is heir to fortune left behind by half-brother

Hundreds of Irish people are due inheritances from relatives but don’t know it.

# inheritance - Thursday 21 May, 2015

How much money do you have to pay out to inherit a house?

Some properties can be too expensive to inherit.

# inheritance - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Children getting dig-out from parents for mortgages or holidays could be taxed

A new Budget change tightened gift rules.

# inheritance - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

When should someone who kills their spouse be allowed to inherit their property?

The law has been questioned in cases involving convicted killers like Catherine Nevin and Eamonn Lillis.

# inheritance - Friday 7 November, 2014

Opinion: Legislation is urgently needed following Supreme Court ruling on surrogacy

It is a fact of life that parents will enter into arrangements of whereby a third party bears their child – so we need legislation that deals directly with surrogacy.

# inheritance - Sunday 5 October, 2014

US woman accused of digging up her father claims 'he would be okay with it'

She was in search of his “real will”… but only found a pack of cigarettes.

# inheritance - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Mandela widow gives up her right to half his estate

She does, however, get four properties, cars, artwork and jewellery in lieu.

# inheritance - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Marriage is nothing more than a contract – bring on the prenups

There should be no reason that society prevents people from entering into an agreement that allows them to protect their respective assets, writes Aaron McKenna.

# inheritance - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Tax bill arrives 60 years after man's death Taxing Times

Tax bill arrives 60 years after man's death

A French woman has received a tax bill for her grandfather, who died in 1949.

# inheritance - Thursday 1 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Duchess of Alba, marrying at 85, insists she still controls fortune Inheritance

Duchess of Alba, marrying at 85, insists she still controls fortune

One of Spain’s richest women, set to marry for a third time at 85, says that still controls her immense wealth despite her childrens’ original opposition to her marriage.

# inheritance - Sunday 19 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Private investigator tracks down homeless man... and gives him a fortune Surprise

Private investigator tracks down homeless man... and gives him a fortune

Surprise! Investigator says man is still in shock over the news.