Free legal advice is provided through the free legal service in the following general areas of law: Personal legal advice is provided in certain situations and also in various outreach venues in the Newcastle and Hunter Valley areas. During academic semesters, Law Center law students and lawyers provide free legal advice to community members on a walk-in basis at morning clinics at NUspace. Legal Aid NSW has offices in 25 locations. View a map of our offices. UNLC welcomes feedback from clients who have received legal advice and participants in municipal legal education sessions. It is a source of ideas to improve services and activities. All comments received will be kept confidential and treated in a manner that protects privacy. At O`Brien Winter Partners, we strongly believe that regardless of your financial situation, you should be entitled to expert legal assistance. However, as legal aid is only granted in certain cases, you will have to pass several eligibility tests and apply for support. Whether you are looking for help in family, property or criminal matters, our legal aid lawyers can guide you through the application process.

Legal Aid is an organisation that works with private lawyers such as O`Brien Winter Partners to provide legal support to socially and/or economically disadvantaged applicants. COVID restrictions may affect our legal clinics, so please contact our office on 02 492 18666 to confirm current arrangements before visiting a clinic Our services include: Free confidential personal legal advice on most legal matters. Find an NSW legal aid counselling service near you. Legal representation for eligible clients, provided through services and case grants for ongoing representationFamily dispute resolution services for family litigantsFree workshops and webinars for the public and community organizationsFree legal information in plain English to help people solve their specialized legal problems Services to specific groups in the Community. Legal Aid NSW also supports victims of domestic and family violence. Legal services and advice are provided to disadvantaged clients. It includes personal legal advice, telephone advice, representation at hearings, workshops and seminars. This place provides family and civil services, including Social Security, immigration, mental health, and guardianship.

Ongoing advice and support, including legal representation, may, in certain circumstances, be provided to vulnerable clients who suffer economic, social, financial or other disadvantage. Feedback may be given verbally, in writing or by survey. Please contact: 02 4921 8666 or legalcentre@newcastle.edu.au. Legal aid is available for most criminal, civil and family matters, helping people who need to go to court but can`t afford to pay for a private lawyer themselves. As a general rule, you will only benefit from legal aid if you have a very low income and/or if there is a case that may lead to your imprisonment. During the academic semester, UNLC provides free legal advice and information to community members. With extensive experience as legal aid lawyers, we advise and represent clients in Newcastle, the Central Coast and the Hunter Valley. Clinics take place on Wednesdays between 9:00 and 12:00.