If you're looking for help with a legal problem or need general guidance on legal issues, a good place to start is LawAccess NSW. 

The website has information on a wide range of topics including, but not limited to:

  • AVOs
  • what to do after someone dies
  • instructions on how to prepare legal documents and court forms
  • employment rights
  • divorce
  • representing yourself in court.

They also have interactive guides that provide tailored information to help you deal with legal problems such as:

  • mortgage stress
  • unpaid council rates
  • recovering money
  • resolving fencing disputes
  • being chased for money
  • problems with utilities
  • fines
  • traffic offences  
  • motor vehicle accidents.

Their factsheets are in easy-to-read language and are produced by various agencies and organisations including:

  • Legal Aid NSW
  • community legal centres
  • courts and tribunals
  • government departments.
Last updated: 9 December 2022
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