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Speaking for myself

Planning for later life decision-making

Speaking for myself cover imageThis booklet is a joint Legal Aid NSW/The Benevolent Society publication. It is an updated version of an earlier booklet, Your future starts now, first produced by The Benevolent Society in 2005.

Disclaimer: This information is intended as a general guide to the law. It should not be relied on as legal advice and it is recommended that you talk to a lawyer about your particular situation.

At the time of updating, the information shown is correct but may be subject to change. If you need more help, contact LawAccess on 1300 888 529.

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Last updated November 2013

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Benevolent Society

The Benevolent Society is Australia’s oldest charity. Established in 1813 we have been caring for Australians and their communities for nearly 200 years. We are a secular non-profit, independent organisation working to bring about positive social change in response to community needs. Our purpose is to create caring and inclusive communities and a just society.

Legal Aid NSW

Legal Aid NSW is a government funded agency that provides a range of legal services to disadvantaged people, and representation in some cases to those who cannot afford a private lawyer.

Free legal advice is available at Legal Aid NSW offices across NSW.