• 18/10/2019 0 Comments
    3 Misconceptions about a Power of Attorney

    A power of attorney (POA) is a legal document that gives another person or persons, the authority to make decisions for you if you are unable to do so through illness or absenteeism. The person you select to make these decisions on your behalf is called the "attorney" and you are referred to as the "donor". 

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  • 11/10/2019 0 Comments
    A Brief Summary of Affidavits

    An affidavit is a sworn, written statement from a witness in a case. The legal document sets out the facts of the case and tells the court that the information contained in the affidavit is 100% true and factual. In other words, an affidavit is the written version of a sworn testimonial. An affidavit may be given on any court petition, motion or evidence. 

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  • 20/09/2019 0 Comments
    What is a Commissioner for Oaths?

    Most people are unaware of the functions and duties of a Commissioner for Oaths, but there may come a time in your life when you will need to use their services so it is important to know what it is they do. A Commissioner for Oaths is a person who is authorised to verify affidavits, which are statements in writing and on oath, and other legal documents. In Ireland, a Commissioner for Oaths is appointed by the Chief Justice and usually, but does not always, a solicitor.

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  • 13/09/2019 0 Comments
    Power of Attorney - What You Need to Know

    Have you ever considered what might happen to your cash, home or financial affairs when you're older or if you become ill? Many people worry about what might occur if they end up being unable to handle their own financial resources. A Power of Attorney will allow you to prepare well in advance and have an effective plan in place should it be required.

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  • 02/08/2019 0 Comments
    What is a Notary Public?

    If you’ve never used a Notary Public service before, or even if you have, it can be difficult to understand what exactly a notary is and why they are necessary. When creating a legal document you will need to get it notarised or signed by a notary public, and until you know exactly what that means, this step can seem confusing and unnecessary.

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