Living Will / Advance Directive

A consumer makes a choice about a possible future health care procedure that is intended to be effective only when he or she is not “competent” For more information please download the New Zealand Medical Association Member Advisory Service, Information Sheet:

Lawyer Bede Rolton – Wills

People who are referred by us or who find Bede through this directory may have a standard done by Bede but you  need to check the cost first.  Please state that Age Concern referred you.

Relationship Property The Property (Relationships) Act 1976. The law will applies to two people over the age of 18 who are living together as a couple. The act gives an extensive definition of what living together as a couple means. It deals with the fair division of property when the relationship ends. Changes to the law … Continued

Harmans Lawyers

  Harmans Lawyers specialise in legal issues for older people including the following: Wills Trusts Enduring Powers of Attorney Rest Home Subsidies Occupation Right Agreements Funeral Trusts Estate Planning Asset Protection   Harmans specialise in legal issues relating to seniors. Their friendly down-to-earth team offer practical advice in plain English, on how to protect your … Continued

Public Trust

For information regarding Wills, Pre-paid funeral trusts, Enduring Power of Attorney etc. ring the above freephone number or search their website. Open 8.30am -5.00pm. Answer phone available after hours.

Parry Field Lawyers

Parry Field provides legal advice and support to older people. Lois Flanagan, Partner, has experience working with Age Concern and understands the special needs of older people. Lois can help with all legal matters relating to residential care. * Wills *Allowing someone else to help make decisions for you if needed (Enduring Power of Attorney) … Continued