Elder Law Journal (Archive)

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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