Recognising and Dealing with Coercive Control

Coercive Control is a common and often unseen form of  Domestic Abuse.  Ireland is one of the first countrries in the world to recognise coercive control as an offfence and introduce legislation to protect people from the subtle form of abuse. Here Orlagh Sharkey,...

Maintenance Payments in Separation and Divorce

In a separation or divorce, there is often a requirement for maintenance payments. Before separation a couple pool their resources and cover the costs of the household on a shared basis. However, when separation occurs the finances are no longer pooled and instead the...

How To Get A Separation or Divorce In Ireland

If you have reached the difficult decision that your marriage is over, the next step is to formally separate. Getting a separation or divorce in Ireland involves contacting a Solicitor who will go through the best options open to you after going through your personal...

New Partner Appointed as of Head Family Law Department

Callan Tansey Solicitors LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Orlagh Sharkey as Partner, and head of its Family Law Department. A graduate of TUS, (formerly AIT) where she studied Accounting and Finance, Orlagh joined C.E. Callan & Co. in Boyle in 2007 as...

The Impact Of Covid-19 Restrictions On Family Law

The Family Law Courts continue to operate during Level 5 restrictions. However, to protect staff and the wider public, obviously the courts are trying to reduce numbers of people attending at the Courts. The Courts’ staff and practitioners have done what they can to...
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