Elder Law draws on a range of legal areas that affect older people and their families. It is an area of Law that is specific to the client, rather than just specific to the areas of law that it covers.
Each situation must be looked a holistically, with relevant areas of law, personal circumstances and preferences being taken into account for the person being advised.
Long term planning for health care, end of life decisions and family issues is important to ensure you have the best quality of life possible in your later years.
Contact us to make an appointment to discuss your Elder Law requirements.
Legal advice to protect your estate. A properly written and documented will is important.
Review, negotiation and advice of all Nursing Home or Retirement Village contracts.
Probate is the process of registering and proving the will of a deceased person.
A Power of Attorney is a legal document giving power to another person to act on your behalf in matters of finance or property.
An Enduring Guardian is the person you appoint to make medical and lifestyle decisions on your behalf when you are unable to do so yourself.
A Guardianship Application can be made when appointments have not been made and a person has lost the ability to manage their own affairs.