Legal Information Aftrnoon at Dom Polski
On Sunday 30th August, Mr Mariusz Konieczka LLB/LP was a guest speaker at a Legal Information Session organised for the Polish community at Dom Polski. Mrs Ewa Polonska, the Chair of the Cultural and Literary Group facilitated the gathering and provided refreshments. The session was an excellent opportunity to explore various important topics such as wills, power of attorney, enduring power of attorney, guardianship, advanced care directives, medical directives, property settlement, trusts, probates, citizenship. Further sessions are planed focusing on other legal matters across the Polish and Australian jurisdictions. Hon Consul Mrs Gosia Hill supported the initiative and encouraged the community members to participate.
Enquiries handled by the Consulate are mostly those relating to: Citizenship, Passports, Authorisation and certification of documents , Family Law (marriages, deaths, last will, missing persons) , Customs and quarantine, Visas, Financial matters: pension, inheritance, debt collection, Commercial law: property settlement, inheritance, public trustee matters, business registration, taxation, Criminal law, Medical emergencies