How we can help
- Speak to us
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- Help in your language
We have information about our services and ways we can help available in 34 different languages.
- Help at court
Our duty lawyers can help you at courts and tribunals across Victoria.
- Support if you are deaf or find it hard to hear or speak on the phone
Ways to contact us include the National Relay Service, TTY and our live Legal Help Chat.
Information about relationship breakdown, parenting and children, and sex and the law.
Publications and resources
Download or order our free fact sheets, booklets and educational resources to help people work out their legal problems.
Budget funding supports early access to legal assistance
We welcome funding announced in the State Budget today that will support Victorians to receive legal assistance before making decisions that impact their lives.
Creating stronger connections to community in partnership with Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative
Our partnership with Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative is delivering great outcomes for First Nations people.
New online tool provides tailored information for help-seekers
'My safety: options before and after relationship separation' is a digital tool to assist people with a range of information for their situation.
Disclaimer: The material in this print-out relates to the law as it applies in the state of Victoria. It is intended as a general guide only. Readers should not act on the basis of any material in this print-out without getting legal advice about their own particular situations. Victoria Legal Aid disclaims any liability howsoever caused to any person in respect of any action taken in reliance on the contents of the publication.
We help Victorians with their legal problems and represent those who need it most. Find legal answers, chat with us online, or call us. You can speak to us in English or ask for an interpreter. You can also find more legal information at www.legalaid.vic.gov.au
Reviewed 24 May 2023