News

Divorce Referendum 2019: Positive and sensible reform proposals promise an end to the divorce trap

By: Keith Walsh
Posted on: 30-Jan-2019
Dublin solicitor Keith Walsh, chair of the Law Society of Ireland’s child and family law committee, writes for Irish Legal News on the government’s announcement of a divorce referendum in May 2019. The confirmation by Ministers Flanagan and Madigan that the referendum to reduce the waiting time for divorce is to go ahead at the end of May 2019 finally brings Irish divorce law into the 21st century and marks a very humane approach to this complex area of law.

Read more


Divorce Referendum in Ireland

By: Keith Walsh
Posted on: 22-Jan-2019
Keith was on Newstalk to discuss the new Divorce referendum in May 2019 with Pat Kenny. The referendum proposal is a reduction in waiting time for Divorce from 4 to 2 years. Currently married couples must be living 4 out of previous 5 years apart before they can start the Divorce procedure. In Keith's opinion, this is too long. Minister Josepha Madigan was very quick to get the ball rolling! 

Read more


Updated 4 MOST IMPORTANT effects of BREXIT on Divorce and Family Law disputes concerning Ireland and the UK

By: Keith Walsh
Posted on: 17-Oct-2018
Updated 4 MOST IMPORTANT effects of BREXIT on Divorce and Family Law disputes concerning Ireland and the UK

Read more


NEW CIRCUIT COURT RULES INTRODUCED TO MAKE RECEIPT OF COURT DOCUMENTS BY EMAIL EASIER 

By: Keith Walsh
Posted on: 16-Oct-2018
NEW CIRCUIT COURT RULES INTRODUCED TO MAKE RECEIPT OF COURT DOCUMENTS BY EMAIL EASIER COME INTO EFFECT 17th October 2018

Read more


Interview with Keith Walsh on effect of Brexit on Family Law

By: Keith Walsh
Posted on: 25-Sep-2017
'It's a complete disaster': Getting a divorce in Ireland could get a lot harder post-Brexit

Read more


Guide to the law for cohabitants FLAC 19 September 2017

By: Keith Walsh
Posted on: 20-Sep-2017
Update on the law for cohabitants – the rights and entitlements of non married cohabitants

Read more


•Overwork, and not adultery, is the main cause for divorce

By: Keith Walsh
Posted on: 14-Sep-2017
Overwork, and not adultery, is the main cause for divorce

Read more


Categories

Page 1 of 3