WHY I DON’T NEED A WILL – AND OTHER DUMB IDEAS

  Every day people make excuses as to why they don’t protect their most valuable assets by having a will. Classic excuses include: I don’t need a will because my…

Elder Abuse

WHY THIS GENERATION IS SO SPECIAL (AND MUST BE LOOKED AFTER)

  We worked hard and carried on the ideals and values of our Grandparents who lived through the Great Depression, and our parents who survived the Second World War. Their…

IN TROUBLED TIMES ELDER LAWYERS MUST OFFER ALTERNATIVES TO FACE TO FACE

  With the challenges upon us with the virus, and the need to take care, particularly with seniors, businesses must modify their service offerings if they are to meet the…

FORGET ME NOT

  BY LESA MACPHERSON WE ALL HAVE A STORY … AND PRECIOUS MEMORIES. WE ARE ALL INDIVIDUALS. WE NEED TO ALWAYS REMEMBER WHO WE ARE AND LET OUR DREAMS FOR…

CONSIDER CAREFULLY THE COSTS FOR YOUR RETIREMENT LIVING OPTIONS

Our Financial Planning Associates remind us that whatever Retirement Living Accommodation option you choose, there are usually costs Incoming, Ongoing, and Outgoing, all of which must be budgeted for. Whatever…

Merry Christmas – But what are we going to do about Nanny?

The end of one year, and the start of another, is often a time where people reflect on their plans for the future, and what changes they need to do…

Further Retirement Villages Changes Commence November

  The Queensland State Government has been progressively implementing changes to the Retirement Village system since 2017, and the latest changes come into place in November 2019. Major changes commenced…

Elder Abuse comes in many forms

  Elder Abuse is a scourge in our society, often brought on by “Inheritance Impatience”. Sadly usually the abuser is a child or grandchild, who prevails upon the elderly person…

Retirement Villages use Different “Ownership” Models

  We spend a lot of time assisting people into Retirement Villages. People do, and should, buy for Lifestyle rather than Investment. However they need to understand that buying into…

Retirement Village Contracts – Not the usual Buy/Sell

Retirement Village Conveyancing is very specialized and is very different to the usual conveyancing involved in buying and selling a house. The fundamental difference is that the rights created with…