Victoria Legal Aid

Fact sheets for clients

These fact sheets are for lawyers to give their clients.

These fact sheets are intended for lawyers to hand out to their clients.

Discrimination fact sheets

These fact sheets provide information about discrimination law, including steps to resolve a discrimination complaint informally, participating in a mediation or conciliation and how to prepare for a final hearing at VCAT.

Family law trial fact sheets

These fact sheets are for people who are representing themselves in a final court hearing in the Family Court or the Federal Circuit Court:

Personal safety intervention orders

We have self-help guides for apllicants and repondents at mention hearings:

Other legal information is available in our topic personal safety intervention orders.

Summary crime fact sheets

These fact sheets have been developed for duty lawyers to give to their clients attending the Magistrates' Court of Victoria for summary crime offences.



Consider handing out Pleading guilty, Pleading not guilty or Criminal records when handing out these fact sheets:

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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.

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Reviewed 08 November 2023