How to Apply for Legal Assistance

How to Apply for Legal Assistance

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To apply for a grant of assistance

To apply for a grant of assistance you will need to make an appointment with a member of our Helpdesk staff by telephoning 1300 654 314 or by attending our office.

At your appointment Helpdesk staff will help you complete an application for assistance. You must bring with you to the appointment:

Important: If you have a financially associated person you must also bring with you the same financial information for the financially associated person. A financially associated person includes any person who provides you with financial support, or who you provide financial support to or who is likely to financially assist you to obtain legal services. A financially associated person may include a relative, partner, spouse, corporation, trust, group, etc.

What if I am not able to attend an appointment at the office?

If you are unable to attend the office for an appointment please call 1300 654 314 or email client.services@legalaidact.org.au so we can make alternative arrangements.