- This event has passed.
Free Legal Advice at Casuarina Library
August 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 amFree
DCLS offers a range of free legal and advocacy services. Our free legal advice sessions are held three times a week at different locations around Darwin. The sessions operate on a ‘first in – first served’ basis, so just show up and you will see a solicitor in order of arrival. (See below for details of locations). Legal advice clinics are also held at a range of venues in the Top End including Katherine. Please phone DCLS on freecall 1800 812 953 for more information. DCLS provides free legal advice sessions where you can talk confidentially about your legal problem with a lawyer. The lawyer will give you advice, suggest further action, and in some cases, help you to write a letter or prepare other simple documents. Clients may attend these free clinics more than once. Some on-going casework is provided through DCLS. We will assess requests and referrals against internal guidelines and capacity. While we can offer advice on most common legal problems, we do not give advice in the following cases:
- urgent family law matters
- criminal matters needing legal representation
- sale of property or conveyancing matters
- probate or wills
- commercial matters
Call us on freecall 1800 812 953 to check whether the legal advice sessions are suitable for you.
Free Legal Advice Sessions (Excluding Public Holidays)
Thursday 5.30-7.00pm – Darwin Darwin Community Legal Service Office Level 2, Winlow House, 75 Woods Street Darwin
Saturday 10.00-11.45am – Casuarina Casuarina Library Bradshaw Terrace Casuarina
Monday 6.00-7.00pm – Palmerston Palmerston Library Goyder Square Palmerston
For free specialist advice, please refer to the Tenants Advice, Welfare Rights, Aged and Disability Advocacy, Disability Discrimination, Credit and Debt or Homelessness Project pages. If you require an interpreter (including Auslan) we will provide one for free. Please phone for an appointment.
Phone Advice For those who are outside the Darwin area or who are unable to attend one of these advice sessions, phone advice is available via appointment. Call us on freecall 1800 812 953 to make an appointment.
Credit and Debt Legal Service Appointments are available for consultations in person or by phone every Tuesday. Phone us for more information, or to make an appointment. Advice sessions are not available on public holidays--