Granny Flat Agreements

NEW TAX CHANGES ADVANCE GRANNY FLAT OPTION

Granny Flat arrangements are nice in theory but can come unstuck in practice. By far the best way to protect both sides – the parent/s and the child – is…

Changes to Laws for Seniors

LAWS KEEP UPDATING FOR OLDER AUSSIES

People often think that laws are like large stones, hard to move, and rarely changing. In fact the legal landscape for Retirees and Older Australians is in a constant state…

ELDER LAWYERS AS “OLD SCHOOL” TRUSTED ADVISORS

Lawyers for Seniors (known as Elder Lawyers) are trained, by life, and technically, to offer specialised advice covering the whole range of legal issues that Elder Clients (and their children)…

choosing the best elder law lawyer

WHAT IS ELDER LAW? WHO IS AN ELDER LAWYER?

What is the big mistake people make in choosing a Lawyer to advise on Elder Law? The Baby Boomers are now retiring, and there are many legal challenges for this…

family loans

FAMILY LOANS SHOULD BE DOCUMENTED

It is not uncommon for loans to be made within Families. Loans can be made from parents to children, or from children to parents. Examples we have come across recently…

WHY LIVE IN A RETIREMENT VILLAGE?

Retirement Villages are not a good financial investment, so why choose to live in one? In one word – COMMUNITY. You don’t want to be known as “that nice little…

GRANNY FLAT ARRANGEMENTS – A WHOLE MESS OF TROUBLE?

The idea behind Granny Flat arrangements seems so sweet –a loving child provides care and accommodation for the elder person, whilst perhaps enhancing the home and saving money in the…

RETIREMENT VILLAGE CHECKLIST

Top 25 Considerations By Lesa Macpherson Moving into a Retirement Village is a long-term decision that needs to be considered carefully, and not rushed in any way.  Once committed to,…

AGED CARE HOME CONTRACT PRICE GUIDE

SUNSHINE COAST ELDER LAW offers a FIXED FEE for clients entering into Contracts for Accommodation in Aged Care Homes. COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW AND ADVICE ON CONTRACTS Our advice includes a comprehensive review…

Sunshine Coast Elder Law Left outof Will

PRICING GUIDE – RETIREMENT VILLAGE CONTRACTS

SUNSHINE COAST ELDER LAW offers fixed fees for clients entering into Contracts to purchase Residential Units in Retirement Villages. Our service is provided in two stages: STAGE ONE – COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW…