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Guidance Note on Powers of Attorney Updated

Guidance Note on Powers of Attorney Updated

Our Guidance Note on Witnessing a Power of Attorney has been updated to clarify the recommended procedural steps particularly relevant to witnessing an Enduring Power of Attorney. The updated procedural steps, although not extensive, will help witnessing JPs to ensure...

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Presentation from Members’ Seminar on 19 June 2021

Presentation from Members’ Seminar on 19 June 2021

Our June 2021 seminar featured an interesting presentation by Karen Toohey and Liz Samra from the ACT Human Rights Commission. Karen and Liz discussed some of the problems of elder abuse in circumstances that we, as JPs, may encounter. A copy of their presentation...

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Special Members’ Seminar – 19 June 2021

Special Members’ Seminar – 19 June 2021

Just sign it! Could you spot elder abuse, coercion, or intimidation when witnessing a will? What would you do if you suspected the person about to sign her enduring power of attorney was not doing so voluntarily? We are presenting a Special Members’ Seminar on 19 June...

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