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Legal and Family Issues

Information and advice on legal and family issues, including making a will, employment issues, driving, discrimination and choosing a power of attorney.

  • Power of Attorney

    When people plan ahead for issues that can arise in later life it ensures they have as much control as possible over their lives.
  • Wills, Funerals, Estates

    Information and advice about wills, funerals and estates
  • Discrimination and abuse

    Your rights do not diminish as you get older, but unfortunately some older people find that other people make assumptions about them.
  • Employment Issues

    Employment issues for older people.
  • Driving in later life

    Information about driving in later life, your legal obligations, road safety and medical conditions you have to declare.
  • Finding and paying for legal advice

    Information about common civil matters such as housing, benefits, family and employment issues, things to consider when using a solicitor and financial help that may be available through Legal Aid.

The Age Scotland Helpline

Call our helpline on 0800 12 44 222 for free to speak to an adviser. Open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.

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