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Increase in Separation and Divorce during Lockdown?

By jasinnottadmin Tuesday, 16th November 2021 | 0 comments
Filed under: Family Law.
There have been many media reports citing huge increases in separation and divorce rates in Ireland since Covid-19 forced us all to stay at home.  It is true that there has been a rise in divorce rates in Ireland.  The Court Services Annual Report shows that the numbers of court applications were:

Rights of Cohabitants in Ireland

By jasinnottadmin Tuesday, 6th February 2018 | 1 comments
Filed under: Family Law.
Many people choose to live together in relationships without getting married or entereing into civil partnerships.  But what happens when these relationships end -  either by death of one person or by choosing to separate.  Do people have the same rights as married people?