Happy Easter from Legal Aid Queensland!
All Legal Aid Queensland offices will be closed for the Easter holiday period from 5pm Thursday 30 March, reopening at 8.30am Tuesday 3 April.
During this time, if you or your family are at risk of harm, please call the police. In an emergency call 000.
Domestic or family violence
If you're experiencing domestic or family violence call DV Connect on 1800 811 811—24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you're concerned about the safety of children, contact the child safety after-hours service on 07 3235 9999 or 1800 177 135.
Going to court
If you've been arrested and held in custody before a court appearance, or you have to go to court during this time, the court you're appearing in may arrange for you to see a Legal Aid Queensland duty lawyer.
Young people can call 1800 LAQ LAQ (1800 527 527) to talk to a lawyer and get free and confidential legal advice about bail, diversionary option, being charged with an offence, talking to the policy and youth justice issues. The Youth Advice Hotline will be open on Saturday 31 March from 7am to 12pm (closed on public holidays).
Flood and cyclone legal information advice line
To access Legal Aid Queensland's flood & cyclone legal information and advice services visit www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/floods
You can also find free legal information and publications on our website under Find Legal Information.