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Legal: dealing with a sudden death on a farm
Aisling Meehan
An unexpected death brings heartbreak. On a farm, it can also mean added complexities for families. Aisling Meehan deals with some of most common questions.
12 June 2024 l2
Legal: practical steps to ease stress after a death
It is important to structure a farm business to lessen the stress of bereavement, should a partner pass away, writes Aisling Meehan.
5 June 2024 l2
Legal query: 'am I liable for vacant homes tax?'
Some 25,000 property owners may have to pay vacant homes tax on their dwellings, but there are exemptions, writes Aisling Meehan.
Legal: how to save money when transferring land
When transferring land, be smart about structuring the transfer to maximise tax incentives such as stamp duty relief and gift tax, writes Aisling Meehan.
15 May 2024 Consumer
Legal: 'who is responsible for fallen trees?'
This week’s legal query deals with a house owner who is concerned for his property and his family’s safety after a neighbour’s tree fell into his land. Aisling Meehan advises.
1 May 2024 Consumer
Legal: my son and his partner are living in my family home rent-free
Aisling Meehan advises a reader who is having an issue with her son and his partner – they live rent-free in her original family house and she wants them to rent or buy.
17 April 2024 Consumer
Legal: ‘how can I make Land Direct correct the boundaries?’
A reader is having an issue with their boundary map, but the first place to start may be having a conversation with your neighbour, advises Aisling Meehan.
3 April 2024 Consumer
Legal: ‘my neighbour won’t do anything about his defective sewerage tank’
What to do when a neighbour’s sewerage tank is impacting your health? Aisling Meehan has this advice.
20 March 2024 Consumer
Legal: solar farms and the legal implications
In the second of a two part series on legal implications If having solar farms on your land, agri-solicitor Aisling Meehan discusses potential tax and subsidy issues.
10 January 2024 Features
Be mindful of the small print involved with solar farming
Developing a solar farm on part on your land can be very profitable, but legal issues can arise, writes Aisling Meehan
3 January 2024 News
Legal: ‘as a trained farmer, how do I claim for stamp relief’?
Having completed the Green Cert, a young farmer is entitled to have the stamp duty reimbursed. Aisling Meehan explains how to navigate the refund.
6 December 2023 News
Legal: impact of farm ownership on Fair Deal application?
What are your legal options to qualify for the Fair Deal scheme if you are a farm owner? Agri solicitor Aisling Meehan explains.
15 November 2023 Features