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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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Life tenancy secured

Jenny* has a psychiatric illness and in the past has suffered several episodes of acute mental illness. Life is a struggle. Her mother was aware of Jenny’s difficulties and attempted to account for these in her will. In particular, her will sought to provide Jenny with secure housing. When she died, her mother’s will provided […]

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Seniors Rights Victoria 2013 Diary front cover

Free 2013 legal diary for older people

Our little office here in Bendigo has a small but dynamic Seniors Rights Victoria outpost, led by solicitor Tabitha O’Shea. SRV provides information, support, advice and education to help prevent elder abuse and safeguard the rights, dignity and independence of older people. Earlier this year, SRV produced Assets for Care: a guide for lawyers to assist older […]

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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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