Juliet O’Brien

Lawyer

Qualifications: LLB

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Thinking | 26 Feb 2020

Changes to Guardianship laws in Victoria effective 1 March 2020

Changes to Victorian guardianship laws simplify and modernise guardianship, protecting and promoting the human rights and dignity of adults with a disability, including the elderly and those with age-related illnesses and impaired decision making. It also introduces new offences. Lawyer Juliet O’Brien outlines the key issues that those involved with guardianship and administration matters for represented persons need to be aware of.