13th September – issues with our phone lines today


We are experiencing intermittent issues with our phone lines at present.  There is a nationwide problem with Eir/BT and they are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.  We would ask that you bear with us during this period.  If you cannot contact the office by telephone you should e-mail info@rachelotoole.ie where your [...]

28th May – broadband issues, please contact us by telephone.


We are currently experiencing difficulties with our broadband and as a consequence cannot send or receive emails. If you have an urgent query you might please contact the office on 021 4905500. We are hoping to have the issue resolved as quickly as possible and thank you for your patience in the meantime.

Irish Law Awards 2018 Finalist


We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as a finalist for the Munster Family Law Firm of the Year in the Irish Law Awards 2018. Thanks to all the team and our clients for your support.

Office update


Due to adverse weather warnings the office will close from 1.00pm today (28/2/2018) and will remain closed tomorrow, Thursday.  Friday is under review. This is to ensure the safety of our staff and clients.  If you have an urgent query you may contact Rachel O’Toole on 087 6364978 or Amy Murphy on 087 2445396.

Family Law sittings for Cork Circuit Court


All scheduled Family Law sittings for Cork Circuit Court on Thursday the 1st of March 2018 and Friday the 2nd of March 2018 have been rescheduled to the week commencing the 10th of April 2018.

Adoption Amendment Act, 2017


The Adoption Amendment Act, 2017 was implemented on the 19th of October 2017.  The main changes arising out of the Act are as follows: The Act now provides for the adoption of any child regardless of the marital status of his/her parents. So the child of married parents can now be place for adoption where [...]

Cork Family Lawyers Association


We are delighted to announce that Rachel has been appointed as Chairperson of the Cork Family Lawyers Association and we wish her the best of luck.

Power of Attorney/ EPA


Power of attorney is a legal device in Ireland that can be set up by a person (the donor) during his/her life when he/she is in good mental health. It allows another specially appointed person (the attorney) to take actions on the donor's behalf if he/she is absent, abroad or incapacitated through illness. The relevant [...]