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Family Law – Property Settlements

Accredited Specialist Family Law LogoProperty settlements are life changing negotiations. Getting the right advice and representation is so important. Our Accredited Family Law specialist Alan Wright will be holding a free seminar covering Property Settlements.  Following the presentation there will be time for Q & A.

Elder Law – Driving Safely

This seminar presented by Monique Smiles will give an older person or their family member the latest information on the licensing rules for older drivers and driving assessments. Hear from an expert occupational therapist, a representative from Roads and Maritime Service (RMS) and a policy advocate from the Combined Pensioners Superannuants Association (CPSA).

Elder Law – Accomodation as we Grow Older

This seminar will present information on the different accommodation options available for those growing older and their legal and financial risks and benefits. Our expert speakers will discuss retirement living and retirement villages, manufactured home parks, moving to residential aged care, and aged care litigation.

Family Law

Alan Wright Special Counsel Accredited Specialist (Family)

Accredited Specialist Family Law LogoOur Accredited Family Law specialist Alan Wright will be holding various seminars at our offices at 5.30pm at Level 1/133 King Street Newcastle

Children and Separation

Our Accredited Family Law specialist Alan Wright will be holding a free seminar covering legal issues and information about children during and after separation. Topics covered will include:

  • Live with/spend time with arrangements
  • Parental responsibility
  • How the Court decides on the best interests of children

Property Settlements

Property settlements are life changing negotiations. Getting the right advice and representation is so important. Accredited Family Law Specialist, Alan Wright covers the following topics.

  • Identifying assets & liabilities
  • Assessing contributions
  • Settlement process
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Divorce process
  • Court proceedings

Elder Law

Catherine Henry Lawyers series of upcoming community forums will feature expert speakers on elder law issues to help older people (and their families) to successfully prepare for growing older. These forums will be held at Souths Leagues Club, Merewether  throughout the year

Older People Driving Safely – Friday July 27, 2pm-4pm

NSW and the US state of Illinois are the only jurisdictions in the world that require older drivers to do a driving test. Is this discriminatory or a sensible, evidence based road safety initiative? Please join us for the latest information on driving safely including answering questions like:

  • What are the licensing rules for older drivers and driving assessments?
  • What are the impacts for older people and their families if an older person is disqualified from driving and how can you manage them?

Accommodation as we Grow Older – Tuesday 21 August, 5.30pm

Join us for our next FREE community forum Accomodation As We Grow Older which will be held at the Souths Leagues Club, Merewether on Tuesday 21 August at 5.30pm. Our expert speakers will discuss important accommodation issue such as:

  • retirement living and retirement village contracts
  • manufactured home parks,
  • moving to residential aged care
  • aged care litigation.

 

Wills & Estates

Monique Smiles Senior Solicitor


Monique Smiles,
Senior Solicitor, will be running a series of free seminars this year at 5.30pm at our offices in Level 1/133 King Street, Newcastle.

Accommodation options for Ageing Australians

Monique Smiles, Senior Solicitor, will highlight the risks, benefits and effects on your estate when considering a range of differing options such as:

  • Retirement villages
  • Granny flat arrangements
  • Reverse mortgages
  • Manufactured home parks
  • Aged care facilities

Ensuring your Affairs are in Order

Monique Smiles will be presenting on the key documents you should have in place today to ensure your affairs are in order. Whether it’s a change of relationship status, a new asset or a new child, it’s never to early to make your wishes clear.  This seminar will cover:

  • Important considerations for your will
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Appointments of Enduring Guardian
  • Advance Care Directives
  • Palliative Care

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