What We Do

What We Do

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Legal Aid ACT helps people in the ACT with their legal problems, especially people who are socially or economically disadvantaged. We can help in criminal law, family law and some civil law matters.

Free legal information

We have free Legal Information & Education services to help you understand the law.

Free Helpline

You can call our Legal Aid Helpline on 1300 654 314 for information about the law and help in dealing with legal problems.

Free Legal Advice

We have Legal Advice services to help you understand your legal problem and how to deal with it.

Lawyers at Court

We have lawyers on duty at many courts and tribunals in the ACT.

Funding Cases

If you can't afford a lawyer, you can apply for a grant of legal assistance to help you pay for a lawyer to run your case.

Family Dispute Resolution

Our Family Dispute Resolution service helps people resolve family disputes.

Community Legal Education

We also have free publications and workshops for the community.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the questions often asked about our services.