Wills, Probate & Estate Planning
Your Will and how you plan for your future and your family’s future is of fundamental importance. All too often the lack of planning or bad planning causes untold hardship.
At D.A. Houlihan & Son our experience in the areas of making Wills, administering Estates, Tax Planning, Probate and Estate Management, ensures that you will be guided through these difficult areas in a direct, helpful and efficient manner.
We deal with all the areas of Litigation that arise in the modern world from Road Traffic Accidents, Accidents at Work or in Public Areas, Commercial Disputes and Farming difficulties, to the complex and sensitive area of Marriage and Family Disputes. D.A. Houlihan & Son has many years experience of both settling legal actions and of fighting cases before the District Court, Circuit Court and High Court.
What is the Personal Injuries Board (PIAB)? How do I bring a Fatal Injury action? When should an injunction be sought? Is my claim Statute barred? These are just some of the issues that we can advise you on while giving you the commitment to achieve the best outcome possible.
Residential & Commercial Conveyancing
Our team is geared to deal with the complexities of Residential and Commercial Conveyancing in an efficient and cost effective way. D.A. Houlihan & Son has an excellent reputation and working relationship with financial institutions and our experienced staff work under the supervision of a conveyancing Partner so that you can be secure in the knowledge that your investment in a home or in a business premises will be concluded both speedily and competently. Each step in the process will be explained at the outset and you will be updated regularly until your transaction is successfully completed.
Our Client base includes a large number of members of the farming community and in a time when managing a business in agriculture can be weighed down with paperwork and red-tape, we at D.A. Houlihan & Son have the knowledge and expertise to manage your Conveyancing related business in a straightforward, yet thorough fashion.
Whether you are buying or selling land, applying for Department of Agriculture or Forestry grants, or transferring your farm to your son or daughter, we will be on hand at all times to provide you with the necessary assistance and minimise the impact on your daily working routine.
Whether you are an employer or an employee it is vital that you get the best advice on all your employment related issues. Do you want a Contract of Employment drafted for one of your employees? Have you been unfairly dismissed? Are you considering making an employee redundant and how do you claim the sixty per cent rebate? What are your maternity rights as an employee? Are you suffering from discrimination or harassment at your work place?
These are just some of the everyday issues on which we at D.A. Houlihan & Son advise our clients on a regular basis and we have a strong and reliable bank of knowledge to put you on the right track.
Landlord & Tenant
Are you considering renting a commercial premises or would you like to know more about your rights as a tenant? Landlord and tenant law can cover a wide spectrum of legal arrangements ranging from the straightforward residential letting of a house or apartment, the letting of your farm, up to complex commercial leases in a shopping centre or office block.
Again we at D.A. Houlihan & Son can advise you on all your legal rights and obligations from both the perspective of a landlord or a tenant. You can be assured that we have the level of expertise to fully assist you whatever your needs may be.
Particularly when running a business, receiving the right legal advice is of crucial importance and D.A. Houlihan & Son has built up an extensive pool of precedents, which are constantly being updated, which enables us to act swiftly and put your commercial agreements into place so that you can operate your business confident in the knowledge that you have received sound legal advice.
From Company Formations or Partnership Agreements, drafting Shareholder Agreements, advising on Franchising or Agency and Distribution agreements, dealing with Insolvency or Consumer Law issues, registering Intellectual Property Rights or engaging in Commercial Arbitration, D.A. Houlihan & Son are well positioned to act for you in all of your commercial legal requirements.
In life one never knows what is around the corner and we at D.A Houlihan & Son can see you through any family law issues which may arise in a sensitive yet practical manner. We understand that this can be a time of great stress but we have garnered the know how over the years to look after your best interests and those of your family so that once your family law issues are concluded, you will be well placed to concentrate on moving on with your life.
From Separation Agreements, Judicial Separation and Divorce, to Maintenance Orders, Domestic Violence and Child Law, we are in a position to help you with every aspect of modern Irish family law.
It is an unfortunate yet inevitable consequence of running a business that from time to time you will be left with debtors who are unwilling or unable to pay you for goods supplied or services rendered.
At D.A. Houlihan & Son we are well positioned to advise you on all of your options so that you can come to an informed decision on whether to pursue a debtor through the Courts or to make the call that there is nothing to be gained by throwing away good money after bad and therefore writing it off as a bad debt. Once we obtain a judgment for you, we will work diligently on your behalf to enforce that judgment whether it be by seeking an Instalment Order in the Courts, empowering the Sheriff to seize the debtor’s goods or the registration of a judgment mortgage in the Land Registry or Registry of Deeds over the debtor’s property.