Unmarried mother from Antrim wins court fight over widowed parent’s allowance

An unmarried mother has won a Supreme Court battle to access widowed parent’s allowance for her bereaved children. Siobhan McLaughlin, 46, was refused the benefit after her partner John Adams died from cancer in January 2014 because the couple, who had four children and were together for 23 years, were not married or in a civil [...]

By |2018-08-31T10:00:04+01:00August 31st, 2018|Civil Partnerships, Law, Legal, News|

What is a Solicitor?

so·lic·i·tor/səˈlisitər/ Noun: A person who tries to obtain business orders, advertising, etc.; a canvasser. The chief law officer of a city, town, or government department. Sean O'Brien is the founder and partnet of a team of solicitors in Tallaght; but what exactly is a solicitor, what do they do and how can they help you? [...]

Civil Partnerships

Civil Partnership Act 2010 Introduction The Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (The Civil Partnership Act) was passed into law in June 2010. The Act is due to come into force in early 2011. The Act is extremely important as it grants new rights for both same sex and opposite [...]

By |2011-08-18T17:48:16+01:00August 18th, 2011|Civil Partnerships|
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