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Examining the Enforceability of Irish Pre-nuptial Agreements – Aine Horgan

Pre-nuptial agreements are typically executed to protect assets prior to marriage and become operational in the event of a marriage breakdown. Ross Alyward has stated that pre-nuptial agreements are drafted to not only consider the course of a marriage, but … Continue reading

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Hearing the Child’s Voice in the Mediation Process – Julianne Dowling

The breakdown of a family unit can be a traumatic time for all members of the family. However, parents are encouraged to maintain positive communication between each other as well as their children during this often very difficult period of … Continue reading

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Examining the Enforceability of Irish Pre-nuptial Agreements – Áine Horgan

Examining the Enforceability of Irish Pre-nuptial Agreements – Áine Horgan Pre-nuptial agreements are typically executed to protect assets prior to marriage and become operational in the event of a marriage breakdown. Ross Alyward has stated that pre-nuptial agreements are drafted … Continue reading

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Ireland 2017 – forcible adoption of children in State care? by Caroline O’Meara

Adoption involves a child being adopted by someone who is not their birth parent whereby the legal rights and responsibilities are transferred from the birth parent(s) to the adoptive parent(s). Recent changes to adoption law have brought about significant changes. … Continue reading

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A Housing Crisis – Ireland’s families in turmoil – Donal Hynes

Due to the housing crisis the rental market has faced major hikes in costs, with rents in Dublin rising 8.8 percent in the year to March 2016, and by 16 percent in the last twelve months in Cork. This has … Continue reading

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