Before a death

Making a will
What is a will? The practical steps involved in making a will and what happens when someone dies without having made a will.

Powers of Attorney
Power of Attorney is a legal device in Ireland that can be set up by a person (the Donor) to allow another specially appointed person (the Attorney) to act on their behalf. An enduring power of attorney only takes effect when the donor becomes mentally incapacitated and no longer able to manage their own affairs.

Legal arrangements for incapacity
Legal arrangements for people who are unable to look after their own affairs.
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Advance Healthcare Directives
An Advance Healthcare Directive in Ireland is a statement about the type and extent of medical or surgical treatment you want in the future, on the assumption that you will not be able to make that decision at the relevant time.
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