« Women experiencing domestic violence can call us on 1300 65 11 88, visit one of our 14 offices across Queensland or visit our www.legalaid.qld.gov.au website for free information and publications on their legal rights and legal assistance. » Written legal information, self-help kits and fact sheets are available on the Queensland Law Handbook website. « If you have a legal problem, we encourage you to take a look at the wide range of information on our website or give us a call to see how we can help. » If you require additional confidential assistance with your inquiry or issue, please contact the Women`s Infolink service by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1800 177 577 (toll-free, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.). Legal advice, including family, civil and labour law. Some support for basic legal issues, including wills. Legal advice on a number of legal issues. Family Law; Domestic violence; Minor civil traffic violations (including consumer, credit, debt and neighborhood disputes); motor vehicle accidents (property damage only); wills and permanent powers of attorney; Child protection Criminal representation of minors. Small fees for certain legal documents, including wills. Booval, Goodna, Woodridge outreach services (child protection advice only). Telephone for meeting times and evening appointments. The Women`s Legal Service Queensland (WLS) provides free legal and social assistance in cases of domestic violence, complex family law and sexual assault to women and people who live in Queensland and identify as women. Legal Aid Queensland`s acting chief executive, Paul Davey, said the organisation provided a range of services to women, including legal aid and support for domestic and family violence issues, support with family law and child support issues, or help with civil law issues such as discrimination.
consumer scams and debt problems. Legal Aid Queensland can also help with other legal matters, including relationship segregation, child custody arrangements, criminal charges, money and debt, employment and discrimination. The Women`s Rights Unit is headed by women for women. Support is provided by lawyers and social workers during the day and several evenings a week. The unit is interested in all areas of law affecting women, but is very interested in family law and domestic violence issues. The unit is actively involved in community education and legislative reform campaigns aimed at improving the treatment of women through the legal system. WLS provides free legal aid to Queensland women suffering from domestic violence, complex family law and sexual assault WLS does not provide legal aid to men. They do not deal with criminal cases. WLS is a Queensland-wide service, with face-to-face appointments limited to the Brisbane area. The administration and reception cannot provide legal advice. If a customer needs advice, they should contact the helpline.
As people around the world gather to celebrate International Women`s Day, Legal Aid Queensland reminded Queensland women of the range of specialist services it offers to give them a voice in the justice system. Free legal advice for women on family law, domestic violence and/or child protection. The service helps women plan for safety, understand the court process, complete domestic violence protection orders, get crisis counselling, get emotional support in court and offer a range of other services. The organisation also offers a Women Support Service for Domestic Violence, which provides free and confidential support to all women who go to Brisbane Magistrates` Court for domestic and domestic violence. « Legal Aid Queensland provides domestic violence advocacy services in 15 Queensland courts, providing people with access to legal information and advice, assistance in completing the necessary forms and paperwork for that day in court, advice on suitability for ongoing legal representation and, in some cases, a representation in court that day. Unfortunately, the vast majority of victims of domestic violence are women and many are vulnerable and live in fear for their safety and that of their children. You can also send us an email to add your service to the search or notify us of any errors. Mr Davey said that when women appear in court to protect themselves or their children from domestic violence, they don`t have to do it alone. Nationwide Legal Helpline 1800 WLS WLS (1800 957 957) 9am-3pm, Monday to Friday Volunteer as a lawyer or law student in Caxton or make a tax-deductible donation.
For the safety and comfort of their guests, WLS is a women-only space. Rural, regional and remote legal advice 1800 457 117 9:30 am – 1:30 pm Tuesday Media contact: Katherine Gorter at 3917 0411 or Amanda Catania at 3917 0407.