Brophy’s Law Blog

Feeling Trapped in a Legal System Riddled with Flaws?

As a strong advocate of fathers rights, I am becoming more and more frustrated by the level of inefficiency in our legal system. I had a client earlier in the week who wanted me to make an application for access to his 3 week old baby (Baby D) – it […]

Inheritance Rights of the Surviving Spouse

Under the Succession Act 1965 (‘The Act’), the surviving spouse is given special protection upon the death of his or her spouse. The purpose of this protection is to protect the surviving spouse from disinheritance and to ensure that they are made aware of their rights under the Act. These […]

Workplace Relations Act 2015

The Workplace Relations Act will commence on the 1st October 2015. The aim of the Act is to try and deliver a service which is easy to use, independent and cost effective. It is hoped that it will be able to deal with the backlogs which currently exist in the […]

Netflix Offering Unlimited Parental and Maternity Leave!

Online film and TV streaming service Netflix will now let parents (fathers and mothers) take as much maternity and parental leave as they want for the first year of a child’s life. Yes, unlimited leave!! The aim is to allow employees to enjoy a flexible workplace and have confidence to […]

The importance of making a Will

What is a Will? A Will is a testamentary document in which a person, known as the Testator (male) or Testatrix (female) sets out his or her wishes in relation to certain matters which are to take place after that person’s death. Who can make a Will? All adults of […]