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Volunteer lawyers needed for Bendigo Palliative Care Legal Program

Palliative care patients often face legal end-of-life issues that affect their overall health and peace of mind. With this in mind, Loddon Campaspe CLC developed its Palliative Care Legal Program. This program works with local solicitors and Bendigo Health staff to provide free and confidential legal advice to disadvantaged and vulnerable people in palliative and other […]

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Financial abuse highlights breach of trust

Many will have read the article about financial abuse  in the Bendigo Advertiser on the 23rd of August concerning a local woman convicted of theft in Bendigo County Court. The woman, who had been appointed Power of Attorney, stole more than $117,000 from her elderly father-in-law who suffered from dementia prior to his death in 2009. The […]

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Free Law Week Forum for Seniors

We all want to be treated well and treated with respect, no matter where we are in life. This may sometimes get forgotten with the day to day pressures faced by both individuals and families. As part of Law Week 2012, Seniors Rights Victoria is presenting a free forum with two speakers: Enduring Powers of Attorney and […]

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