Are you an older Tasmanian needing legal advice? Or are you worried about an older person you know?
Legal Aid’s clinics at COTA Tasmania offer free, private and confidential appointments.
Our friendly lawyers are especially skilled in helping you future-proof yourself against elder abuse, but you can talk to us about any legal matter.
Over the years, many older people have sought our advice on:
- preventing and responding to elder abuse
- estate planning and wills
- protecting your finances
- end of life planning
- disputes with family and neighbours
- frauds and scams
- the implications for your pension of gifting money to your children
- many other matters that affect older people.
Bookings are essential
We take bookings regardless of where you live in the state. Just ring COTA Tasmania on 6231 3265 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hobart: 10am to noon on the first Wednesday of every month except January.
Launceston: 10am to noon on the third Thursday of every month except January.
If you can’t attend in person, you’ll be offered a phone consultation or advised of other options.
You can also ask questions about elder abuse by ringing the Tasmanian Elder Abuse Helpline on 1800 441 169 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.
In an emergency ring 000.