Older people can face a number of legal issues, particularly surrounding their care, care funding, and finances. You can read Age Space’s guide to Navigating Legal Matters to find out more about the types of legal problems that elderly people face.
Fortunately, in Buckinghamshire, there is free legal advice available for older people. The organisations listed below can assist you and your relative in issues relating to housing, benefits, managing the estate and more. If you are looking for support from a Buckinghamshire solicitors; with writing a Will, you might be interested in our guide to Will-Writing Services in Buckinghamshire.
Where to Get Free Legal Advice in Buckinghamshire
Citizens Advice Buckinghamshire
Citizens Advice is a nationwide legal advice service that provides free, independent advice to anyone who needs it. There are 4 dedicated Citizens Advice branches in Buckinghamshire. They are able to provide advice in-person, by phone, or over the internet.
For general legal advice you can call the Citizens Advice Buckinghamshire Adviceline service on 0344 245 1289 at any time Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm.
Details of each of the 4 Buckinghamshire offices can be found below, including their addresses, telephone numbers and websites. It is always recommended that you call to make an appointment before visiting a Citizens Advice branch.
Citizens Advice South Bucks
Oxford Road, Denham, Bucks, UB9 4LH.
Telephone: 01895 837 551
Citizens Advice Chiltern
Address: Townsend House, Townsend Road
Chesham HP5 2AA
Telephone: 01494 545991
Citizens Advice Aylesbury Vale
Address: 2 Pebble Ln, Aylesbury HP20 2JH
Telephone: 03444 111 444
Citizens Advice High Wycombe and District
Address: Council Offices, 15 Queen Victoria Road, High Wycombe, HP11 1BB
Telephone: 0344 2451289
Beaconsfield Advisory Service
The Beaconsfield Advisory Centre is a service that provides free legal information and practical assistance to people living in Buckinghamshire. Their team of trained councillors can assist with issues relating to debt, housing, benefits, consumer problems and more. You can speak to them in their Beaconsfield offices between 10:00am and 12:00noon Monday to Friday. For anybody with mobility difficulties, it is worth noting that their office is up a flight of stairs
Address: The Blue Cottage, 18 Aylesbury End, Beaconsfield, HP9 1LW
Telephone: 01494 672987