Family Law assistance in the form of legal advice and representation (where appropriate) with consent orders, recover and location orders. Helping parents to avoid lengthy drawn out court matters with the drafting of mutually agreed parenting plans.
Legal advice as soon as Family And Community Services (FaCS) makes contact is very important. Assistance to negotiate with the Department, advocacy at Case Plan Meetings, and representation in the children’s court in child protection cases.
Victims of Crime
Advice & assistance for victims of Family Violence and/or sexual assault. Assistance with Victims Compensation claims (VCT).
Referral to specialist private solicitors for civil claims.
Other Legal Problems
Advice, assistance or referral where other legal problems arise which relate to family violence, such as Centrelink issues, Debts or Fines.
Assistance with applications to Legal Aid to cover legal costs. If Legal Aid is not available for some reason we will explore other options and discuss with you.