Victoria Legal Aid

Ask for Help Before Court

Use this form to ask for Help Before Court. Someone from our Intake Team (who is not a lawyer) will call you within 4 business days and let you know how we can help you prepare for court.

You can also call our Legal Help phoneline on 1300 972 387 between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday.

If you provide a mobile number, we will use this to send you SMS updates.

Which court do you need to go to?
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Please select a court from the options below.

Let us know the best times to contact you over the next week.

I agree to Victoria Legal Aid:

  • getting information about my case from the agency that charged me if required. For example, this might be Victoria Police, a government department or a local council.
  • using the information I provide in this form as set out in Help Before Court privacy statement.
Disclaimer

We only collect the information we need to help you and meet our obligations. We do everything we can to keep your personal information safe. See our Help Before Court privacy statement for more information.

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 12 January 2024