How to Apply for Legal Assistance

How to Apply for Legal Assistance

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What sort of legal assistance do I need?

We provide the two main types of legal assistance:

  1. Legal information, legal advice and other help with minor legal problems. These services are free of charge. If you want legal information, legal advice and other help please call the Legal Aid Helpline on 1300 654 314 or come in to our office at the address below.

  2. Grants of assistance for a lawyer to represent you in court or for other major legal problems. Grants of assistance are subject to means, legal merit and other eligibility tests and may be subject to payment of a contribution. See the guidelines for more information. If you want to apply for a grant of assistance please click here.

We are located in Civic:

2 Allsop Street,
Canberra City, ACT 2601