General Legal Service

Seniors Rights Service generalist solicitors give advice to people aged 65 or over and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 55 or over in NSW. Common issues include:

Consumer issues

  • 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

Alternative decision-making

  • Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianship issues
  • Guardianship and financial management orders and applications

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Sorry, but we are unable to advise on

  • Personal injury matters
  • Commercial matters or business disputes
  • Immigration matters
  • Conveyancing
  • Criminal charges against you