Elder Law

With the growth in Australia’s ageing population has come a growing need for legal services and expertise that is specifically tailored to provide assistance and help to that ageing population and their families at this important time in their lives.


Areas of particular importance include estate planning, preparing a will and the appointment of alternate decision makers in the event of incapacity; superannuation disputes, contractual advice relating to accommodation, including retirement or nursing homes and advice relating to disputes, abuse or discrimination and personal incidents.


To enable our ageing population and their families to plan for retirement in such a way that enhances the quality of life, promotes dignity, and independence.


The legal issues surrounding the decisions to be made by and about the ageing and elderly are complex and require a law firm with expertise and experience in this area of law. Clifton Legal’s Elder Law Team can provide you with friendly, clear and personalised advice that is tailored specifically to your family’s situation. We can provide you and your family with the assistance you need to be able to make informed decisions that relate directly to your particular needs.


What areas of Elder Law can Clifton Legal assist with?


  • Financial Abuse of the Elderly
  • Estate Planning & Asset Protection (Protect Your Assets)
  • The preparation of Wills, Enduring Guardian & Enduring Power of Attorney documents
  • Superannuation Entitlement Claims
  • Probate & Administration of Estates
  • Estate Disputes
  • Advance Medical Directives
  • Guardianship Tribunal Matters
  • Family Law (Grandparents Access to Kids)
  • Retirement Village Entry (Residential Aged Care Facilities Entry, Legal Advice & Contracts)
  • Retirement Villages & Residential Aged Care Facilities


Contact David Clifton, Scott Waterson, or Andrew Brown for assistance and advice in any aspect of elder law.

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