Elder Law
  • Gauld & Co. Elder Law Solicitors advise in relation to the legal needs of the older person and their families.
  • We cater for those who are still very active, and those who are more vulnerable.

Welcome

Gauld & Co. Elder Law Solicitors advise in relation to the legal needs of the older person and their families. We cater for those who are still very active, and those who are more vulnerable.

We are a different type of legal practice. We understand that more patience and time may often be required for the older client.

COVID-19 ADVICE:  Remote signing/witnessing of documents 

We are fully ready and equiped to arrange the electronic signing of Wills, powers of attorney, probate applications, affidavits and statutory declarations under the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures)(Electronic Signing and Witnessing) Regulations 2020.

All these documents can be validly executed remotely under the regulations.  The process is quick and convenient. 

Please contact us about this for further information.

The features of our practice:

  • Courtesy, friendliness and patience
  • Suburban based
  • “Multi-disciplinary” in the sense that we have access to range of complementary service providers to whom we can refer clients (for instance, for specialist financial advice )
  • Affordable
  • Home visits*
  • The highest standards of honesty and integrity

Our areas of practice include:

And, we also have experience in these associated areas:

  • Litigation – general
  • Litigation – related to elder financial abuse and recovery of assets for victims of financial abuse
  • Adverse Possession

(*within a reasonable distance of our office)

Why Choose Us?
Dedicated practice

We are one of the few legal firms in Australia who advise in relation to granny flat agreements on a regular basis.

Efficiency

We make extensive use of technology to streamline document production. This significantly reduces the time we have to spend on drawing agreements.

Cost effective

Because of this experience in this area and our process efficiencies we can get matters finalised in a cost effective manner. Ask us about our fees.

Experience

The principal, Peter Gauld, has been practising in this area for fifteen years, and in relation to granny flat disputes he has had 30+ practising in dispute resolution.

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Estate Planning

Wills - powers of attorney - Will disputes

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Granny flats

Granny flat agreements - Disputes

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Elder financial abuse

Recovery of assets of financial abuse