Marriage equality – the legal benefits

Anyone who thinks that same sex couples have the same legal rights as married couples is wrong.  This excellent article written by legal academics from La Trobe University succinctly sets out the important and potentially life-altering differences. https://theconversation.com/explainer-what-legal-benefits-do-married-couples-have-that-de-facto-couples-do-not-83896 “Marriage allows people to access a complete package of rights simply by…

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Elder Abuse – how to get help

As legal professionals, we play an important role in recognising and responding to Elder Abuse.  Elder Abuse is very complex and often involves the people, relatives or friends, known and trusted by the older person. We are are often the first to witness Elder Abuse and may be in a…

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