Free Legal Advisory Evenings on the Importance of Making a Will

During the month of March, free legal advisory evenings on the importance of making a Will and the practical steps to take in order to make a valid Will, will be delivered in a number of venues throughout Galway city and county. Please see schedule below for seminar details. The information evenings will be delivered by Cormac McCarthy B.A., LL.B., MBS, Dip. Prop. Tax of Cormac McCarthy Solicitors, and John Mitchell LL.B. of Mitchell and Company Solicitors.

Location Venue Date Time
Tuam The Ard Rí House Hotel Wednesday 1st March 7.30pm – 8.30pm
Gort Lady Gregory Hotel Wednesday 8th March 7.30pm – 8.30pm
Clifden Station House Hotel Thursday 9th March 7.30pm – 8.30pm
Ballinasloe Shearwater Hotel Wednesday 15th March 7.30pm – 8.30pm
Loughrea Loughrea Hotel & Spa Wednesday 22nd March 7.30pm – 8.30pm
Galway City The Connacht Hotel Wednesday 29th March 7.30pm – 8.30pm
Galway City The Salthill Hotel Thursday 30th March 7.30pm – 8.30pm

While making a Will can seem like a daunting task for many, it is important to leave one’s affairs in order. The free advisory evenings will outline how making a Will gives a testator (the person making the Will) peace of mind knowing that their assets will be distributed in accordance with their wishes. Attendees will also be made aware of the criteria for making a valid Will, the difficulties that can arise if a Will is declared invalid, and will be informed about inheritance tax thresholds. Guests will be invited to ask questions throughout. Information packs will be provided and refreshments served following each seminar.

The advisory evenings are being organised in association with the Galway Hospice Foundation. Recent major developments at the Hospice and future planning have been hugely aided by legacies or charitable gifts from members of the public. Galway Hospice representatives will be in attendance on both evenings to answer questions relating to these developments and future plans.

All are welcome to attend.

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