Why do I need an Advance Care Directive?

Posted by PW Lawyers on 12 June 2024
Why do I need an Advance Care Directive?
An Advance Care Directive applies in circumstances where a person is unable to make and communicate their own healthcare decisions due to incapacitation. Their loss of capacity could be caused by various medical conditions such as severe illness, injury, or cognitive decline resulting from condit...
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What do I need to know about Advance Care Directives?

Posted by PW Lawyers on 12 June 2024
What do I need to know about Advance Care Directives?
What is an Advance Care Directive? An Advance Care Directive, commonly known as a living will, is a document that outlines a person's wishes and directions regarding their future healthcare. It comes into effect only if a person's health deteriorates to an extent, they become unable to m...
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How can I protect my rights as a tenant?

Posted by Callum Ingram on 6 June 2024
How can I protect my rights as a tenant?
A recent New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) matter between a tenant, Pius Binder and their landlord, Sellmall Pty Ltd, ended with the tenant not only delaying the eviction notice that had been placed against him until July but also achieved a backdated rent reduction, gainin...
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How can NCAT help with Guardianship Applications?

Posted by Callum Ingram on 6 June 2024
How can NCAT help with Guardianship Applications?
The Guardianship division of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) deals with the appointment of guardians and financial managers for adults who are incapable of making their own decisions due to disability that affects their own capacity. It is governed by the Guardianship D...
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What do I need to know about Power of Attorney Documents?

Posted by PW Lawyers on 30 April 2024
What do I need to know about Power of Attorney Documents?
What is a Power of Attorney? A Power of Attorney is a legal document that allows you to nominate another person to make decisions about your financial and legal affairs on your behalf. The appointment of a Power of Attorney is governed by the Power of Attorney Act 2003 (NSW) and the Power of Att...
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