Beware the lonesome lodger: Dealing with guests who outstay their welcome

How to deal with guests who outstay their welcome. By RICHARD MCCULLAGH.

In the fight against elder abuse, is it time to revisit the notional estate?

In the national effort to combat elder abuse, is it time to revisit the notional estate? By JOHN CLARKE

Wills and estates: May 2019

Reporting and analysis of the latest judgments and news in wills & estates and elder law. By DARRYL BROWNE.

Wills and estates: April 2019

Reporting and analysis of the latest judgments and news in wills & estates and elder law. By DARRYL BROWNE.

Wills and estates: March 2019

Reporting and analysis of the latest judgments and news in wills & estates and elder law. By DARRYL BROWNE.

Wills and estates: February 2019

Reporting and analysis of the latest judgments and news in wills & estates and elder law. By DARRYL BROWNE.

Wills and estates: December 2018

Reporting and analysisof the latest judgments and news in wills & estates and elder law. By DARRYL BROWNE.  

Elder law: when trust may not be resulting

Parents advancing money to their children, or co-purchasing property with them, are on the legal back foot should those funds be needed later. By RICHARD…

Attorney-General launches national organisation to combat elder abuse

It’s a growing social epidemic that will affect almost one in 10 Australians over the age of 60. 

Retirement villages: a reality check

Despite recent bad publicity and superficial complexity, retirement villages are a simple proposition: they are relatively cheap to move into and stay in, and expensive…