Elder Law

Australians are living longer and as the proportion of the population aged over 65 is expected to almost double by 2040, to around 25% of the population, the need to have strong elder law protections in place for retirement has become more pressing.

At Bennett & Philp Lawyers, we take a holistic approach to elder law and in helping to uphold the rights of seniors.  Older people are often faced with a multitude of issues, including family dynamics, financial viability, elder abuse, declining health and even end of life decisions.

With legal experts in many relevant fields, you can feel safe knowing that your quality of life, dignity and independence are protected. Our elder law and estate teams have decades of experience between them, and are more than willing to assist you with:

  • Advance health directives;
  • Elder abuse;
  • Estate administration and litigation;
  • Enduring powers of attorney;
  • Discrimination;
  • Family law matters;
  • Real estate advice;
  • Retirement village and aged care matters;
  • Will and succession planning, and
  • Will disputes.

Our team is committed to helping seniors meet the many challenges of advancing years. We ensure that the proper protections are firmly in place so that our elderly clients can focus on enjoying their golden years.

Contact us today on +61 7 3001 2999 to discuss your elder law concerns with one of our Elder Law Team Members.