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PC Moore & Company Solicitors provide our clients with sensitive professional advice on all areas of personal and family matters.
PC Moore & Company Solicitors can offer expert advice and assist clients on all aspects of Family Law. We provide a legal service that is sensitive and confidential.Read more »
PC Moore & Company provides our clients with sensitive, professional advice on Power of Attorney and Wards of Court matters.
A Power of Attorney is a legal document which enables a person to make provision for their family and personal affairs if he/she is absent, abroad or incapacitated through illness.
Enduring Powers of Attorney:
There are two types of Power of Attorney under Irish Law.
- A General Power of Attorney which ceases as soon as an individual becomes incapacitated.
- An Enduring Power of Attorney which takes effect on the incapacity of the individual.
Both may only be made when a donor has mental capacity.Read more »
If a person is unable to manage his/her assets due to mental incapacity, an application can be made to the Courts to have him/her made a Ward of Court. The Judge will then make a decision whether the person is in fact capable of managing his/her own property. If the Judge decides the person is not capable, the person is taken into wardship and a Committee is appointed. The purpose of the Committee is to control the Ward's property and make decisions in relation to same on behalf of the Ward.
A person under 18 years may, where necessary, also be taken into Wardship as a minor.Read more »