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VLA resources for clients about elder abuse

VLA resources for clients about elder abuse.

VLA publications

The website links to publication designed to help seniors to make an enduring power of attorney.

See Your voice – Trust your choice: Tips for seniors making enduring powers of attorney(opens in a new window)

See also, publications for people applying for or responding to an intervention order:

VLA website

The VLA website has detailed information for the public about powers of attorney:

There is also information about family violence intervention orders: