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

Legal Aid NSW’s free information and referral service, LawAccess NSW, has information on a wide range of topics including:

  • Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs)
  • employment rights
  • divorce
  • preparing legal documents and court forms
  • representing yourself in court
  • what to do after someone dies.

You can also order free publications and access interactive guides to help you deal with legal problems such as:

  • mortgage repayments
  • recovering money or being chased for money
  • resolving fencing disputes
  • traffic offences and motor vehicle accidents
  • unpaid council rates or utility bills.

Note: Anyone who has a legal problem in NSW can directly contact LawAccess NSW for legal help.

Last updated: 11 March 2024