Grants enquiries

Grants enquiries

Victoria Legal Aid's Assignments Unit is responsible for administering grants of legal assistance. The Assignments Unit is organised into three teams:

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Law.

Family Law team

To enquire about a grant of legal assistance for a family law matter:

Phone: (03) 9269 0600 and press 1

Email: AssignmentsFamily@vla.vic.gov.au

Fax: (03) 8672 3366.

Criminal Law team

To enquire about a grant of legal assistance for a criminal law matter:

Phone: (03) 9269 0600 and press 2

Email: AssignmentsCrime@vla.vic.gov.au

Fax: (03) 8672 0777.

Civil Law team

To enquire about a grant of legal assistance for a civil law matter:

Phone: (03) 9269 0600 and press 3

Email: AssignmentsCivil@vla.vic.gov.au

Fax: (03) 8648 0629.

Property settlements

To contact the Assignments Unit about property settlements, phone (03) 9269 0600 and press 4.

Correspondence

Correspondence must be uploaded via ATLAS using the ‘Submit correspondence’ or ‘Respond to requisition’ functions.