• 11 Pearse Street Athlone, Co Westmeath. DX 12009 Athlone
  • Tel - (090) 6492692
  • Fax - (090) 6492572
  • info@mocsolicitors.ie
  • The Neale House Mountbellew, Co Galway. DX 12009 Athlone
  • Tel - (090) 9679377
  • Fax - (090) 9679302
  • info@mocsolicitors.ie

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Services

Personal Injury Litigation

Accidents are a fact of normal life, which can happen on the road, at work, or in public places.

We have vast experience in this area and at the outset we will advise you on the question of liability.

We will assess the extent and value of your claim in consultation with a barrister and obtain reports from your doctors. We will also engage the services where required of an engineer and accountant, occupational assessor and an actuary in addition to any other experts considered necessary.

We shall advise you at various stages of your claim, of the wisdom of considering a pre-trial settlement or otherwise.
If you have had an accident and you have suffered pain or discomfort contact us to arrange a consultation.
Among the areas that we cover are:

  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Accidents at Work
  • Accidents in Public Places or Outside the Home

At Mellotte O’Carroll Solicitors we have extensive experience in dealing with all aspect of personal injury claims. If you have any query in respect of a possible claim or any other legal matter of which we can be of assistance, please contact us by phone on (090) 649 2692 (Athlone) or (090) 967 9377 (Mountbellew) or email us at info@mocsolicitors.ie or use the ‘Contact Us’ section of the website.

In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.

Employment Law

We can offer advice to employers and employees on a wide range of issues including the following in particular:

  • Preparation and Advice on Employment Contracts and Contracts for Services
  • Advice on Grievance/Disciplinary Procedures
  • Advice on Legal Obligations and Entitlements
  • Unfair Dismissal Claims to the Workplace Rights Commission.
  • Appeals to the Labour Court
  • Unlawful Dismissal Claims to Court
  • Redundancy Entitlements
  • Advice on Termination/Dismissal
  • Intimidation/bullying

Employment Law can be a highly complex area and if you are seeking the best possible outcome for your claim then you should contact us at Mellotte O’Carroll Solicitors where we would be delighted to advise you on any employment law matter. We have considerable experience and expertise in dealing with cases for both employers and employees.  If you have any query in respect of an employment law matter please contact us by phone on (090) 649 2692 (Athlone) or (090) 967 9377 (Mountbellew) or email us at info@mocsolicitors.ie or use the ‘Contact Us’ section of the website.

Property Transactions

We provide a full service based on extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Buying /Selling a house
  • Buying /Selling a site
  • Buying /Selling an apartment
  • Buying/Selling a Commercial or Farmland Property

Our Services also includes:

  • Mortgages – First Time or Top Up or Change over to a new lending institution
  • Leases- including long term, commercial and short term lettings.
  • Rectification of Title Problems- i.e. Bringing Titles up to date, boundary Issues and Rights of Way.

Our services include full examination and assessment of all title and contractual matters, planning, stamp duties and Tax consideration, law searches and registration.

At Mellotte O’Carroll Solicitors we have extensive experience in dealing with property transactions. If you have any query in respect of a property transaction or any other legal matter of which we can be of assistance, please contact us by phone on (090) 649 2692 (Athlone) or (090) 967 9377 (Mountbellew) or email us at info@mocsolicitors.ie or use the ‘Contact Us’ section of the website.

Licensing

Intoxicating Liquor Acts

The Liquor Licensing Laws have evolved through various legislation since the 19th Century culminating in the 2000 Act, which brings a significant number of new provisions affecting various types of licences. The vast majority of licences require a Court Certificate. We can advise you on all licencing matters and in particular the following:

Types of Licence
Publicans Licence, Off Licences, Hotels, Restaurants, Clubs, Dancing to Music/Singing

Court Applications
New Licences, Annual Renewals, Transfer of Ownership by Sale, Lease or Succession.

Exemptions:-Exemptions for After Hours, Special Events,Clubs, Defence of Garda Prosecutions for after hours/found on.

Effects of Licescing (Combating Drugs /Abuses)Act 1997, Equal Status Act 2000 and Intoxicating Liquor Act 2000.

Auctioneers Licence

We will advise on all aspects including, Making Court Applications, Insurance Bond, Newspaper Publication, Accountants Certificate, Tax Clearance Certificate, Customs and Exise Requirements.

 

Dance Licence

We will advise you on all aspects including, Court Applications for Temporary Licence and Annual Licence Newspaper Publication, Fire Officer Requirements.

If you are seeking advice on licensing then please contact us at Mellotte O’Carroll Solicitors where we would be delighted to assist you. At Mellotte O’Carroll Solicitors we will use our expertise and experience to deal with your licensing matter in a timely and efficient manner at a very competitive rate.  If you have any query in respect of licensing or any other legal matter of which we can be of assistance, please contact us by phone on (090) 649 2692 (Athlone) or (090) 967 9377 (Mountbellew) or email us at info@mocsolicitors.ie or use the ‘Contact Us’ section of the website.

Wills, Estates & Probate

We provide an extensive and highly personalised service on all issues relating to succession and Inheritance including the following:

  • Making a Will
  • Grant of a Probate (on death with Will)
  • Grant of Administration (on death without Will)
  • Succession Rights and Resolution of Disputes
  • Tax implications i.e. Capital Acquisition Tax
  • Distribution of Assets
  • Enduring Power of Attorney

We have great expertise and experience in advising in relation to Enduring Powers of Attorney and are happy to assist in relation to any queries arising therefrom and obviously putting same in place to ensure a secure and safe old age for our clients. Why not talk to us about making a Will and put your concerns and that of your loved ones at ease?

At Mellotte O’Carroll Co., Solicitors we would be delighted to advise you on any matter in respect of making a will or extracting a grant of probate. If you have any query in respect of this or any other legal matter of which we can be of assistance, please contact us by phone on (090) 649 2692 (Athlone) or (090) 967 9377 (Mountbellew) or email us at info@mocsolicitors.ie or use the ‘Contact Us’ section of the website.

Court Appearances

Appearing in Court is an integral part of any Law Practice and we provide a full service on behalf of our clients by appearing in all Courts and more particularly in The District Court, The Circuit Court and The High Court.

Among the areas covered in respect of Courts are the following:

District Court

A criminal conviction can have very serious implications for a person, therefore it is highly advisable that if you are summonsed to the District Court that you would engage the services of a Solicitor.

At Mellotte O’Carroll Solicitors we deal with all matters coming before the District Court, including the following:

  • Road Traffic Offences:
    • Careless Driving
    • Dangerous Driving
    • Speeding
    • Drink Driving
    • Driving without insurance/ tax/ driver’s licence
  • Public Order Offences
  • Assaults
  • Possession of Drugs/ Weapons

At Mellotte O’Carroll Solicitors we have many years of experience in dealing with an array of District Court cases.

We can advise on all District Court matters such as the summons, the charge, the alleged offence, pleading or contesting and the likely outcomes.

We can also advise you in relation to bail application and lodging appeals to the Circuit Court.

Mellotte O’Carroll Solicitors are members of the criminal free legal aid panel.

If you have been served with a summons or charge sheet to appear in the District Court you can contact our offices to arrange an appointment to discuss the matter.

Please note we attend Athlone, Ballinasloe, Galway and Tuam District Court.

Circuit Court

The areas covered in relation to the Circuit Court include:

  • Civil Claims
  • Personal Injuries Claims
  • Injunctions
  • District Court Appeals
  • Family Law
  • Property Disputes/Succession Claims
  • Licencing

High Court

The areas covered in relation to the High Court include:

  • Civil Claims
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Injunctions
  • Circuit Court Appeals

At Mellotte O’Carroll Solicitors we have extensive experience in dealing with Court appearances at all levels.   If you have any query in respect of a court appearance or any other legal matter of which we can be of assistance, please contact us by phone on (090) 649 2692 (Athlone) or (090) 967 9377 (Mountbellew) or email us at info@mocsolicitors.ie or use the ‘Contact Us’ section of the website.

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