Separation, divorce and dissolution
Legal options following marital breakdown
An introduction to the legal options following marital breakdown is presented.
Legal options following the breakdown of a civil partnership
An introduction to the legal options following the breakdown of a civil partnership is presented.
Family Mediation Service
Family Mediation Service is a free service that assists separating couples co-operate with each other to work out mutually acceptable arrangements. How this service may help you.
Married couples and civil partners that agree to live separately may enter into a separation agreement. Find out what this means and why this is legally binding.
Applications for a judicial separation in Ireland are made to the court. Find out what a judicial separation means, how to apply for it and how it works.
A divorce decree allows both parties to a marriage to remarry. Special conditions must be met, however, before a court can grant a divorce.
A dissolution decree allows both parties to a civil partnership to marry. Special conditions must be met, however, before a court can grant a dissolution.
Factors considered by a court in a
What are the factors considered by a court in making ancillary orders in an application for a decree of judicial separation, divorce or dissolution?
Maintenance orders and agreements
Explanation of procedures involved in an application for a maintenance order.
Family and shared homes
What is considered to be a family or shared home? Find out the orders that can be made by the courts in relation to the family or shared home.
How pensions are assessed during a
Courts in Ireland have the power to treat pensions as assets. How pensions are divided and explanation of pension adjustment orders.
Succession rights following a separation/divorce/dissolution
Succession rights are governed by law. Find out how separation, divorce or dissolution affects your succession rights.
Separation and divorce: children
Information on the implications for guardianship, custody and access to children following separation and divorce.
Presumption of paternity
Explanation of the presumption of paternity in marital and non-marital situations and the repercussions of this rule on children's rights to inheritance and maintenance.
Separation, divorce and income tax credits and reliefs
A change in your personal circumstances following separation or divorce may have implications for how you are taxed. A description of how income and maintenance is taxed after separation or divorce.
This document is in: Money and Tax Tax Income tax credits and reliefs
Capital taxes following separation, divorce or dissolution
Synopsis of the impact of separation, divorce or dissolution on capital taxes - capital gains tax, capital acquisitions tax and stamp duty
This document is in: Money and Tax Tax Capital taxes