Elder Law Journal (Archive)

Journal

Dealing with legal issues affecting older clients, their families and carers, each issue contains news of recent legislative and policy changes, authoritative case reports, invaluable articles and practice notes – all written and compiled by leading experts and specialist practitioners.

Each issue contains:

  • Comment
    Personal views on topical issues from leading experts

  • Newsline
    The latest developments in law, policy and practice

  • Case Reports
    Reports of the latest important cases, together with analysis from some of the country's foremost experts in a range of disciplines, plus a listing of Court of Protection cases

  • Articles
    In-depth articles written by leading practitioners, academics and other experts

  • In Practice
    Brief, practical articles addressing problems experienced in practice, and clarifying new developments in law and procedure

  • SFE News
    Latest organisational news and dates for the diary


  • A full range of topics relevant to elder client issues is covered including:

  • Asset protection

  • Capacity

  • Care homes

  • Court of Protection

  • Elder Abuse

  • Equity Release

  • Funeral Planning

  • Gifts

  • Investments

  • Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney

  • Living wills

  • Ordinary powers of attorney

  • Probate

  • Residential accommodation

  • Social care

  • Statutory wills

  • Welfare benefits

  • Wills and trusts