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4th September 2017

Back to School Offer

Back to school offer available to any new Clients with school-going children.  MakeMyWill Solicitors is pleased to offer a 10% discount off the normal fee for […]
5th July 2017

Summer Hours

Summer Hours for MakeMyWill 9.00am to 1.00pm weekdays*   During the months of July & August, 2017, please note I will be working mornings only, from […]
28th March 2017

Changes to Powers of Attorney

Changes to Enduring Powers of Attorney (“EPA”) will come into effect shortly when Part 7 of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 commences. Ultimately, the changes […]
25th January 2017

Capacity Act, 2015

Capacity Act, 2015 [full title: Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015] The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act was enacted in December 2015, although the Government has yet […]
7th December 2016

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation teams up with MakeMyWill THE JACK & JILL CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION is an Irish Children’s Charity set up to provide home nursing care […]
1st December 2016

Dwelling House Exemption

Dwelling House Exemption The Finance Bill 2016 proposes major changes to the current Dwelling House Exemption that applies to certain gifts or inheritances of property in Ireland.  […]
31st October 2016

Best Will Week 2016

Best Will Week 2016 begins on Monday 31st October  MakeMyWill Solicitors is delighted to participate in Best Will Week 2016. This is a great annual event […]
4th October 2016

Inheritance Tax Thresholds – Budget 2017

Inheritance Tax Thresholds – Budget 2017 Frustrations rise with the Government’s refusal to consider people without children when it comes to inheritance tax in this year’s […]
19th September 2016

First Time Buyers

First Time Buyers – the importance of making a Will.   When you begin the process of buying your first home, sometimes it can feel like […]
7th June 2016

10% Summer Offer

10% Summer Offer MakeMyWill Solicitors are currently running a special offer for families (or just parents) who are heading abroad this Summer and would like to get […]
24th May 2016

Start-up Awards Finalist 2016

Start-up Awards Finalist 2016 Bank of Ireland Start-up Awards 2016                                 […]
28th April 2016

Prince did not make a Will

Shocked to hear Prince did not make a Will Last week we learned of another musical icon’s life taken too early – 2016 seems to be […]
11th April 2016

We’ve teamed up with Team Hope

Make My Will Solicitors are pleased to announce we have teamed up with international aid charity Team Hope www.teamhope.ie in an effort to promote charitable legacies in Wills.   […]
21st March 2016

Easter Break

Easter Break is nearly upon us and I am very excited to be heading away to get some sunshine for a few days. Please note I […]
16th February 2016

Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax – the forgotten Beneficiary  With the General Election around the corner, we’ve heard Fine Gael promise to address the issue of inheritance tax for […]
2nd February 2016

Making a Will the easy way

Making a Will has never been easier. Please take a minute to read this short post which explains what is involved in making a Will with […]
2nd December 2015

Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town

The Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town is coming to Wexford the first weekend in December (4th & 5th) and it will be held in the Clayton Whites Hotel […]
26th November 2015

Green Thursday – 26th November 2015

Make My Will Solicitors is happy to support Green Thursday this November 26th. For more details you can visit www.greenthursday.ie and see what offers are out there. Although […]
17th November 2015

Marriage Equality

Make My Will Solicitors wish to congratulate Richard Dowling and Cormac Gollogly who were the first Irish same-sex couple to get married under Ireland’s new Marriage Equality […]
4th November 2015

Best Will Week – 2nd – 6th Nov

MakeMyWill Solicitors is delighted to take part in this year’s Best Will Week which takes place from the 2nd to the 6th of November 2015. This week is a […]
27th October 2015

Inheritance Tax & Tax Relief

Filing a Self-Assessment Gift or Inheritance Tax Return this October – what you need to know  Do I have to pay tax on the Gift/Inheritance I […]
6th October 2015

makemywill.ie on TodayFM

I have been lucky enough to have been mentioned a few times on national radio station Today FM recently, and thought I’d put up the podcasts […]
3rd September 2015

September Wills Special

I am pleased to offer a special discount to all my new Clients* for the first fortnight in September, 2015. Make your Will today; an easy […]
4th August 2015

Eumom article: Susan Murphy

Eumom.ie article: “Moms Doing It For Themselves: Susan Murphy”  I was recently approached by Irish Parenting on-line magazine www.eumom.ie who asked me to do an interview […]
18th June 2015

Irish Cancer Society Partnership

I am delighted to announce that MakeMyWill Solicitors has teamed up with the Irish Cancer Society in an effort to promote leaving a legacy, however big or […]
26th May 2015

Dublin City FM interview

Upstarts.ie interview May 2015 – Dublin City FM         Earlier this month I was interviewed by Kelly from Upstarts.ie on Dublin City FM to discuss […]
21st April 2015

Ireland AM

Here is the link to my interview with Mark Cagney on Ireland AM on TV3 on Wednesday 22nd April 2015 where I explain the basic elements […]
8th April 2015

SouthEast Radio Interview April 2015

The following is a recent radio interview I had with Karl Fitzpartick on his Saturday Business Matters Show on SouthEast Radio:     On the show we talked […]
1st April 2015

Mothers and Babies Article April 2015

This month, the Irish Independent’s Mothers and Babies magazine features an article about the importance of making a Will where you have a young family. It also features […]
24th March 2015

Guardianship – The Big Dilemma

“The thought of someone else  making that decision for me would break my heart.” Having children is definitely the best thing I’ve ever done with my […]
16th March 2015

Enduring Power of Attorney

An Enduring Power of Attorney (“EPOA”) is a legal document that allows you to appoint one or two people to act as your Attorney(s) in the event that […]
10th March 2015

Five must-haves for your financial filing cabinet

A recent article from the Irish Independent outlined important paperwork that should be considered by anyone with assets. The five suggested “must-haves” are as follows: An Enduring […]
4th March 2015

Inheritance Tax

A lot of people don’t think about the potential inheritance tax liability that may attach to a gift left to a loved one. I can’t tell […]
18th February 2015

Radio interview

Susan recently spoke with Karl Fitzpatrick on SouthEast Radio and discussed her legal background and how she set up MakeMyWill Solicitors and her website www.makemywill.ie  
16th February 2015

Children with Special Needs

Raising a child with special needs is a lifetime job. From the moment your little one arrives into the world, at the back of your mind […]
9th February 2015

Making a Will

Before you decide to make your Will, you might like to read the guidelines set out by the Law Society of Ireland, updated in November 2014. […]
22nd January 2015

Civil Partners and Inheritance Rights

There have been huge developments for same sex couples in Ireland in recent years. The Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act (“the […]
6th January 2015

Intestacy – Where there’s no Will

Where a person dies without making a Will, that person is said to die “intestate”. The distribution of his/her Estate is governed by the Succession Act, […]
10th December 2014

Enduring Power of Attorney

An Enduring Power of Attorney (EPOA) is a document that lets you appoint someone to act as your Attorney in the event that you become mentally […]
3rd December 2014

Leaving a gift to Charity

Obviously a person’s priority is to look after their loved ones after they’ve gone, but it’s always worth sparing a thought or two for charities. A […]