Personal Injuries Assessment
Ireland's InjuriesBoard.ie decides on personal injury claims where the person responsible for the injury is not disputing liability and consents to the Board assessing the claim for compensation.
Taking a Civil Case
What are the procedures involved in a civil case in Ireland?
Types of Civil Claim
An overview of the different types of civil claim in Ireland.
Negligence and compensation in a civil case
An outline of of the concepts of negligence and compensation in civil cases in Ireland is presented.
Commencing proceedings in your civil case
This document explains the basis steps involved in taking a civil case in Ireland.
Writs and pleadings
This document provides a general overview of writs and pleadings in civil cases in Ireland.
Civil summons in Ireland
A civil summons in Ireland is used to commence proceedings in the District Court. Find out what this summons must contain and who prepares it.
In Ireland, a Civil Bill is a document that you must serve on the Defendant in order to commence proceedings in the Circuit Court.
An originating summons is a summons that usually issues civil proceedings in the High Court in Ireland.
Delivering the Defence in a civil case
This document discusses what happens when a Defendant delivers a "Defence" to the plaintiff during a civil case in the Circuit Court or the High Court in Ireland.
Notice of Intention to Defend
A Defendant in a civil case must issue a Notice of Intention to Defend if he or she intends to defend a case in court in Ireland.
Entering an appearance in a civil case
Entering an appearance in a civil case in Ireland is an important step. It indicates the defendant is prepared to contest the case. Find out more.
Statement of Claim
A Statement of Claim is a document that shows the Defendant the case that is being made against him or her, which he or she must answer in court in Ireland.
Notice of Counterclaim
A Notice of Counterclaim is a claim made by the Defendant in a civil case in Ireland against the Plaintiff who brought the original claim.
Notice for Particulars
A Notice for Particulars is a request for more information about a civil case in Ireland that can be made by either party.
Settlement of Claims
This document describes how claims are settled in civil cases in Ireland.
Proceedings in Civil Court Cases in Ireland
Civil Court Cases in Ireland follow a standard format. Information on proceedings, how witnesses are called and liability.
Representation in Court
When do you require legal representation and who represents you in Court in Ireland?
Instructing a Solicitor in Ireland
Find out how to contact a solicitor in Ireland, how to instruct a solicitor and the standards these professionals must adhere to.
Appealing the Decision in a Civil Case
Find out how to appeal a decision in a civil court case in Ireland.
Legal fees and costs for civil cases in Ireland
Explains what 'fees' and 'costs' means in a civil case.
Commissioners for Oaths
Functions, responsibilities and duties of Commissioners for Oaths are described and an explanation of the services they provide in Ireland is provided.
Peace Commissioners in Ireland have legal functions and are honorary appointments. How to apply or nominate someone as a Peace Commissioner.
A notary public serves the public in non-contentious matters usually concerned with foreign or international business
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