If you have concerns about the immediate safety of yourself, your loved ones, property or animals, please contact your local Magistrates' Court. In the event of an emergency, please call Victoria Police.
At RNG Lawyers, we take elder abuse very seriously.
If you have concerns that a loved one is a victim of elder abuse, there are steps that you can take to intervene.
is the victim of financial, emotional and/or physical abuse
was forced to sign documents against their wishes
has signed documents which they do not have capacity to understand
is being unduly influenced by someone else
has been taken advantage of
is unable to look after their own affairs
is refusing reasonable care and support
We can also advise in regards to Enduring Powers of Attorney, Enduring Powers of Guardianship, Enduring Powers of Attorney (Medical), Medical Treatment Decision Maker, Guardianship and Administrator appointments.
We can represent you throughout the process including at mediation, Court and VCAT.
Our promise to you
Listen to you and ask what you want to achieve
Give you expert advice
Be respectful and treat your loved ones with dignity
Be realistic about your options and chances for success
Support you through a difficult and stressful process
Provide a detailed cost estimate before incurring costs
Our services FOR elder abuse matters INCLuDE:
Claims against Attorneys under an Enduring Power of Attorney (including compensation orders)
Medical Treatment Decisions and Medical Treatment Decision Makers
Challenging the validity of Enduring Power of Attorney
Challenging the validity of gifts made by a vulnerable person
Undue influence and duress
Appointments of Administrators and Guardians through VCAT