Assets for Care: workshop on financial abuse of seniors

A workshop for lawyers to assist older clients at risk of financial abuse

Goldfields Library, BendigoLoddon Campaspe CLC is presenting a free workshop for local lawyers on financial abuse of elderly clients. The presentations will be followed with opportunities for questions and discussion. A light supper will be served.

Thursday 10 April 2014
Activity Room 1, Goldfields Library, Lyttleton Terrace Bendigo

 

 

Speakers

Caroline Granger

Community Lawyer, Seniors Rights Victoria
5.30-6pm

  • Recognizing financial abuse
  • The legal practitioner’s role
  • Role of Seniors Rights Victoria

Michael Hennessey
Community Lawyer, Loddon Campaspe CLC
6pm-6.30pm

  • Capacity – strategies to reduce risk
    Abuse – Preventive measures:
  • For example, family agreements, Centrelink issues.
    What legal action can be taken?
  • For example, equity law, contract, caveats.
    Substitute decision-making: powers of attorney, guardianship and administration

RSVP 9 April (for catering purposes) Elaine Harrington (03) 5444 4364.

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