Victoria Legal Aid

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Contact us if you are an existing client and need to speak to your lawyer. If you are not a client, the quickest way to get help is to search our legal information.

Note – we are aware of the cybersecurity incident impacting courts across Victoria. We’re working closely with Court Services Victoria to understand the extent of the incident, and any impacts on our clients. Visit their websiteExternal Link for more information.

If you are an existing client and want to speak to your lawyer, please call your local office. Our offices are open Monday to Friday, 8.45 am to 5.15 pm, except for public holidays. It is best to call before visiting.

If you are not a client, the quickest way to get help is to search our legal information or message us online through Legal Help Chat. You can also call 1300 792 387, Monday to Friday, 8 am to 6 pm. It is best to call early in the day.

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 02 January 2024

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