CASE STUDY: Tenancy and Being Evicted

Our tenant advocate describes a case where she assisted a young mother by preventing her from being evicted from her rental property.
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CASE STUDY: Elder Abuse and Family Agreements

In this case a senior was subjected to elder abuse, namely being kicked out of his own home as he was under the mistaken believe his name was jointly on the title deeds to the property.
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CASE STUDY: Elder Abuse and Violence Restraining Orders

This is a case of elder abuse sometimes known as the “boomerang kid phenomenon” where an adult child moves back into the parent’s home and subjects the parents to abuse. The lawyer successfully represented the client in court to acquire a violent restraining order.
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CASE STUDY: Elder Abuse and Enduring Powers of Attorney

The Older Peoples Rights Service (OPRS) a specialist legal service with the Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre deals with elder abuse. In this case a senior was financial exploited resulting in criminal charges laid against the perpetrator.
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CASE STUDY: Best Interest of the Child

This case highlights how community legal centres represent clients in Family Law Court concerning the “best interests of the child”.
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CASE STUDY: Telecommunications Contracts

This case study involves unconscionable telecommunications contracts and highlights the difficulties non-English speakers face in our community.
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CASE STUDY: Housing crisis

This case study highlights housing crisis in Western Australia and the unaffordable rents.
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