What does legal aid Queensland do?
Legal Aid Queensland (LAQ) is a statutory authority that provides legal information, advice, and representation to financially disadvantaged Queenslanders. It specialises in criminal, family, and civil law. LAQ’s information and advice services are free to all Queenslanders.
What do you mean by legal aid and advice?
Free legal aid is provided to ensure that opportunities for justice are not denied to any citizen by reason of economic or other disabilities. Legal services includes rendering of any service in the conduct of any case or other legal proceedings before any court and giving of advice on any legal matter.
How to contact Legal Aid Queensland for help?
For general administrative inquiries, legal information, referrals and advice bookings, call 1300 65 11 88. If you need an interpreter call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 13 14 50. Ask them to connect you to Legal Aid Queensland. This is a free service.
How to contact Legal Aid for sexual assault in Australia?
Call 1300 65 01 43 (cost of local call from a landline in Australia). A legal service for sexual assault counselling notes privilege call 1300 267 762. If you are calling from overseas you can call +61
How to contact legal aid if you are deaf?
If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment you can contact us using the National Relay Service. ask for 1300 65 11 88 (our legal information line). If you need to organise an interpreter in your language call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 13 14 50. Visit an office in your area.
Where can I get free legal services in Queensland?
Mackay Regional Community Legal Centre The Mackay Regional Community Legal Centre Inc. (MRCLC) is an independent non-profit organisation funded by the Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney-General to provide a generalist legal service.