Barring, safety and protection orders
Irish law provides protection for those living in violent situations in the home. Find out how barring, safety and protection orders apply.
Property rights and the breakdown of a relationship
This document discusses whether spouses and cohabiting partners have any property rights following the breakdown of their relationship.
Redress scheme for cohabiting couples
Under the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 a redress scheme has been introduced for opposite-sex and same-sex cohabiting couples.
Changing your name by deed poll
It is possible to change your name by deed poll. Find out the procedures involved.
Elder abuse is the abuse of someone aged 65 or over. Find out where it occurs and the various forms of abuse.
If you have a question relating to this topic you can contact the Citizens Information Phone Service on 0761 07 4000. The Phone Service will operate Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm during January 2017. You can also visit your local Citizens Information Centre.