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#Inheritance

# inheritance - Monday 28 June, 2021

People split on mortgage lending rules but strongly opposed to limits on inheritance from parents
# Bank Of Mum And Dad
# Bank Of Mum And Dad

People split on mortgage lending rules but strongly opposed to limits on inheritance from parents

Jun 28th 2021, 6:45 AM 65,869 Views 50 Comments

An overwhelming majority do not favour limits on the money people can receive from parents.

# inheritance - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

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

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

May 15th 2019, 11:18 AM 6,480 Views 6 Comments

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
# Inheritance
# Inheritance

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

Feb 24th 2018, 3:41 PM 32,946 Views 33 Comments

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
# Nursing Homes
# Nursing Homes

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

Aug 1st 2017, 12:20 PM 12,779 Views 7 Comments

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
# Death And Taxes
# Death And Taxes

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

May 30th 2017, 4:43 PM 27,241 Views 38 Comments

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
# Who Gets What
# Who Gets What

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 258,334 Views 62 Comments

“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’
# Bizarre Lawsuit
# Bizarre Lawsuit

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

Dec 9th 2016, 8:35 AM 24,981 Views 33 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jul 19th 2016, 7:19 AM 18,655 Views 23 Comments

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
# Oh Brother
# Oh Brother

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

May 3rd 2016, 9:40 AM 28,637 Views 41 Comments

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
# Where There's A Will
# Where There's A Will

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

May 2nd 2016, 10:00 PM 25,894 Views 10 Comments

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
# Inheritance
# Inheritance

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

Apr 25th 2016, 3:15 PM 21,095 Views 0 Comments

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
# Panama Papers
# Panama Papers

David Cameron feeling the heat over £200,000 gift

Apr 10th 2016, 12:40 PM 16,825 Views 46 Comments

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
# Inheritance
# Inheritance

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

Jul 14th 2015, 8:19 PM 48,719 Views 14 Comments

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?
# Serious Dollar
# Serious Dollar

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

May 21st 2015, 11:56 PM 13,102 Views 4 Comments

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
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

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

Dec 28th 2014, 10:00 AM 31,638 Views 119 Comments

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?
# Most Foul
# Most Foul

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

Nov 26th 2014, 10:03 PM 19,501 Views 18 Comments

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
# Reproduction
# Reproduction

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

Nov 7th 2014, 6:10 PM 453 Views 68 Comments

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'
# Gravediggers
# Gravediggers

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

Oct 5th 2014, 5:10 PM 20,866 Views 10 Comments

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
# Nelson Mandela
# Nelson Mandela

Mandela widow gives up her right to half his estate

Mar 25th 2014, 9:30 PM 17,714 Views 1 Comment

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 9th 2013, 8:00 AM 1,474 Views 53 Comments

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

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

Tax bill arrives 60 years after man's death

Sep 21st 2011, 9:59 AM 511 Views 1 Comment

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

# inheritance - Thursday 1 September, 2011

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

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

Sep 1st 2011, 7:40 PM 1,045 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Jun 19th 2011, 4:31 PM 2,753 Views 2 Comments

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