Civil Lawyers can assist you to apply to VCAT to appoint a guardian, appoint an administrator, cancel these appointments or assist on matters of Powers of Attorney. Furthermore we can assist you with:

Guardianship and Administration

These matters include:

• appointment of a guardian or administrator
• advise on reassessment or cancellation of the appointment of a guardian or administrator
• assist in having an interstate appointment of a guardian or administrator (or equivalent) recognised in Victoria
• advise on consent issues relating to special medical procedures being carried out on a person with a disability who is incapable of giving their own consent
• assist in appointing an administrator for a missing person.

Powers of Attorney

VCAT decides on matters concerning enduring powers of attorney or supportive attorney appointments. Civil Lawyers can assist you in these matters by:

• advising on suspension, cancellation or varying an appointment
• advising on if an appointment is valid
• advising on determining the liability of attorneys
• providing of advise on resolve disputes between attorneys
• advising on compensation for loss caused if an enduring attorney does not comply with the Powers of Attorney Act 2014
• advising on whether a transaction by an attorney is valid.

• advising and completing enduring powers of attorney
• advising and completing supportive attorney appointment.

Medical enduring power of attorney

A person who was given the power to make medical decisions on behalf of someone else was previously called a medical agent. This person is now called a medical treatment decision maker under the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016.

Civil Lawyers can provide expert advice and assist you on all these issues Call us now.

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Civil Lawyers can be found at Suite b Level 6/326 William St, Melbourne Vic 3000 corner of Latrobe Street and William Street on the North East corner opposite Flagstaff Gardens and Flagstaff Station which is easily accessible and reached through the Victoria wide and Melbourne wide rail network.

Further, our offices are very close to all the Courts and are easily accessed by the Melbourne tram network.


This landmark corner of the Melbourne legal precinct houses Civil Lawyers – a firm of professional, experienced lawyers, guaranteeing you affordable legal service excellence.