Helpful Contacts

Through our work and family experience we make contact with many people.  We have found the following people and businesses particularly helpful.

Real Estate Advocate Service for Sellers or Buyers
Ian Reid’s Vendor Advocacy
Ask for Ben Reid 0433 957 733
(03) 9430-0000 or 1300VENDOR

Legal Aspects of Estates and Deceased Estates
Rhonda Ray, 0421 556 711

Estate Disputes, Family and Property Disputes
Anita S Bartfeld, Barrister Ph: 9225 7956
Clerk: Michael Green (9225 7222)
Room 324, Owen Dixon West
525 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000

Private Placement Service – Finding a Hostel or Nursing Home

  • Denise or Jillian, Tender Living Care, 9889-0211

Government Agencies

  • Australian Government, Dept of Health and Aging, Booklets and Forms – “5 Steps to Entry into Residential Aged Care’ – Essential
  • Centrelink, 13 2300
  • Probate Office, Supreme Court of Victoria, has a special section for small estates,   9603-9296

Helpful ContactsOther Services

  • Vision Australia, Low Vision Clinic, Kooyong, 8872-7000
  • Bill Ivinson, Capstone Financial Planning, Melbourne, 8622-0705