Capacity, Care and Control: The First Annual Elder Law Symposium
Thursday 7 and Friday 8 June 2018
Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast
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With an ageing baby boomer population holding significant wealth, the demand for specialist legal advice continues to grow. And the challenges facing older Australians can be considerable, as highlighted by the ALRC’s recent report on elder abuse. It is vital that legal practitioners and professionals who offer services in this burgeoning field are across the complexities. This two-day symposium examines the issues facing the elder law sector, including loss of capacity, family living arrangements, and end of life care.

Thursday 7 June 2018

Elder Abuse – Remedies and Prevention

  • Identifying and Responding to Elder Abuse - Legal Response to a National Problem
  • Misbehaving Agents Under Powers of Attorney - Legal and Equitable Remedies for Elder Financial Abuse
  • Tips and Traps in Drafting Enduring Financial Powers of Attorney to Reduce Elder Abuse Risk

Capacity and End of Life Issues

  • Capacity in the Elderly and Lawyers' Professional Conduct Obligations
  • Advance Care Directives and End of Life Care Management - Elder Law and Dying

Friday 8 June 2018

Accommodation and Care for Older Australians

  • Accommodating the Parent - the Shared Accommodation Legal Minefield
  • Retirement Village Living - Legal and Financial Hurdles in Retirement
  • Residential Aged Care Agreements - Traps for the Unwary
  • Centrelink and Elder Law - How the Law Interacts with Entitlement

Protecting the Citadel

  • Estate Planning to Avoid Elder Abuse

Jennifer McMillan, Legal Practice Consultant, Lawcover, Sydney

Rodney Lewis, Senior Solicitor, Elderlaw-the legal firm, Sydney

Darryl Browne, Principal, Browne Linkenbagh, Leura, NSW

Robert Monahan, Principal, Monahan Estate Planning, Sydney

Jennifer Dixon, Principal, Moores, Melbourne

Christine Smyth, Partner, Robbins Watson Solicitors, Burleigh Heads, Qld

Brian Herd, Partner, CRH Law, Brisbane

Leon Shohmelian, Principal, Shohmelian Legal, West Ryde, NSW

Lara Hansen, Technical & Paraplanning Manager, Aged Care Steps, Sydney

Richard McCullagh, Principal, Patrick Mchugh & Co, Kincumber, NSW

Nathan Yii, Director, Nathan Yii Lawyers, Melbourne

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Conference Coordinator, Jenna Pickrell on (03) 96702055 or email:
Product Code: GELJUN18
 Price:   $2,035.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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