Seniors Rights Service solicitors give advice to people aged 65 or over and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 or over in NSW.
General legal advice
Some of the issues we can help with include:
- Unfair contracts
- Complaints regarding banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions
- Defective goods: repairs, replacements
- Goods or services not provided in accordance with contract
- Unsatisfactory services
Human rights matters
- Abuse of an older person, including financial, physical and emotional abuse by relatives, carers or professionals. What is abuse?
- Age discrimination
- Access to medical records
- Access to government information
- Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianship issues
- Guardianship and financial management orders and applications
Sorry, but we are unable to advise on
- Personal injury matters
- Commercial matters or business disputes
- Immigration matters
- Criminal charges against you
Who else may be able to help?
If your issue falls outside of our remit there may be another organisation that can help.
Seniors Rights Service is a member of Community Legal Centres NSW. Community legal centres give free legal help to people in need. The services are free and confidential. The website application link below will ask you a few questions and, if possible, match you with a community legal centre that may be able to help.