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General information for women about Queensland's legal system, and how we can help resolve legal matters.
General information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women about Queensland's legal system, and how we can help resolve legal matters.
General information about your rights when separating from your partner, including information about domestic and family violence, applying for a domestic violence order, specialist services and what happens if you decide to move out.
General information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women about your rights when separating from your partner, including information about domestic and family violence, applying for a domestic violence order, specialist services and what happens if you decide to move out.
General information about the Women's Domestic Violence Court Assistance Service and Application Assistance Program for women experiencing domestic or family violence.
Information for people applying for a domestic violence protection order and what happens when you go to court.
Information for people who are respondents to an application for a domestic violence order and what happens when you go to court.
A wallet card with our details if you're in a domestic or family violence situation. In an emergency always contact the police.
Details about what legal options are available to you if someone has applied for a domestic violence protection order against you.
Important information about domestic and family violence and how to apply for a domestic violence protection order.
This detailed guide takes you through the process of applying for a domestic violence order, what happens at court and what services are available to help you.
Protecting sexual assault counselling records (Counselling Notes Protect service)
The Counselling Notes Protect (CNP) service is a new free legal service being delivered by Legal Aid Queensland in partnership with Women’s Legal Service. CNP provides advice, assistance and representation under a new Queensland law, which protects the counselling records of victims of sexual assault or alleged sexual assault from being used in some courts.
A video of the 2012 Law Week Hypothetical focusing on family and domestic violence.
If you're participating in a family dispute resolution conference you might want to bring a family member, friend or colleague with you to support you through the conference process.
General information about options for sorting out a family law problem through a family dispute resolution conference.
Information about separate representatives and how they can be appointed to represent your child's best interest during family law or child protection matters.
General information about how a family report is prepared and used in court during family law matters.
General information about the property arbitration program and how it can help resolve disputes about property after separation or divorce.
General information about a social assessment report and how it's used in child protection matters.
General information about child support agreements, child support payments and making arrangements for the care of your children after a separation or divorce.
Information for parents or non-parent carers about how the child support formula is calculated and situations that may affect the Family Tax Benefit.
General information about what help, support and financial assistance is available if you have a grandchild in your care.
General information about child protection laws and dealing with the Childrens Court.
General information about services available to help you speak to the Childrens Court if you're a young person in care.
General information about what happens if you have to go to the Childrens Court.
Important information about your rights while in care.
Information to help you decide whether you want to help with supervision when a parent spends time with their child.
Information for children and teenagers to help you understand what happens if your parents have to go to court.
General information about the responsibilities of an Independent Children's Lawyer and how they can help you.
Collecting and enforcing child support Information for receiving parents
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How do I recover unpaid child support?
This factsheet will take you through the steps you will need to follow to enforce an unpaid child support debt.
Download print version(PDF, 184KB)
A detailed guide to help you prepare consent orders, parenting orders or a parenting plan after a separation or divorce.
A booklet for anyone needing basic information about family law, including people thinking about separation or who have separated.
A series of videos exploring what options and services are available during a family or relationship breakdown.
A series of videos designed to help couples considering or experiencing separation.
A detailed guide about what happens if you've been charged with an offence, going to court and possible penalties you may receive.
This publication is intended to help you understand the process to follow when appealing your sentence or conviction; what will happen in the courtroom, and how to prepare for your appeal including information about how to fill out the necessary forms.
A guide to applying for bail or varying bail if you've been charged with an offence in Queensland.
A guide to using social media safely to prevent cyber bullying and sexting and where to get help.
Information about the prison legal advice service, and how this service can help you.
Counselling Notes Protect
Get immediate legal advice if you are a victim of sexual assault and someone is trying to access your counselling records.
A video of the 2011 Law Week Hypothetical exploring the challenges faced by people with intellectual disabilities in Queensland's criminal justice system.
2010 Law Week Hypothetical—you be the judge #4
An informative discussion about the ways the legal system deals with drug addicts who break the law.
2009 Law Week Hypothetical—you be the judge #3
An informative discussion about Indigenous over-representation in our criminal justice system.
2008 Law Week Hypothetical—you be the judge #2
An informative discussion about how we deal with juveniles who break the law.
2007 Law Week Hypothetical—you be the judge #1
Do the crime...do the time? You crash your car and someone’s killed. Was it an accident or did you commit a crime? Will you go to jail? How long will you get?
A detailed guide to help you if you've been in an accident and your vehicle or other property was damaged and you want to claim for the damage, or you were involved in an accident and a claim is being made against you.
A detailed guide to help you if you are going to lose your driver licence and you want to apply to the court for a work licence or special hardship order.
A detailed guide to help you if your licence has been disqualified for more than 2 years and you want to apply to get your licence back.
A detailed guide about car contracts, finance contracts and insurance policies when buying a used car.
Centrelink is using a new online compliance system to work out if people have received overpayments. Flaws in this system have resulted in many people receiving inaccurate debt notices. Here's what you need to know...
General information about the War Veterans' Legal Aid Scheme and how it can help war veterans or war widows who may be claiming war-caused disability benefits or entitlements.
General information about how we may be able help you resolve your money and debt problems.
Information about getting an insurance claim paid following a storm, cyclone or flood.
Information for primary producers who are experiencing financial hardship related to their business.
This factsheet outlines the process for making an insurance claim and explains your legal rights if your home or property has been damaged by a bushfire.
A detailed guide designed to help Queenslanders with their insurance claims after a storm, cyclone or flood. It provides advice on home building and contents insurance policies.
A detailed guide about how to recover a debt of $25,000 or less—known as a minor debt.
A detailed guide about resolving a dispute with a trader for $25,000 or less—including your rights and responsibilities and the dispute resolution process.
A poster with information about legal rights for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders, particularly women and their families.
A poster with information about how we can help you, and the areas of law we can and can't advise you on.
A poster with information about how we can help young people.
A poster with information about Legal Aid Queensland's service promise to children and your people asking us for help.
A wallet card with information about how Indigenous Queenslanders can get legal help.
A wallet card with our contact details.
A wallet card with information about legal rights for young people.
A wallet card with information about free and confidential legal advice about bail, diversionary options, being charged with an offence, talking to police and youth justice issues.
A poster about free and confidential legal advice about bail, diversionary options, being charged with an offence, talking to police and youth justice issues.
Information about how to get legal aid and our eligibility criteria (means and merits test).
Information about our guidelines to help identify applicants who would not usually meet our eligibility criteria (means test) but may need special consideration due to special circumstances.
General information about how we can help with your legal problem.
General information for Indigenous Queenslanders about how we can help with your legal problem.
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General information in your language about how we can help resolve your legal problem.
General information in your language about Queensland's legal system and how we can help resolve legal matters particularly for women and their families.
General information in your language about your rights when separating from your partner, including information about domestic and family violence, applying for a domestic violence order, specialist services and what happens if you decide to move out.
This educational DVD has 10 simple photo stories in basic English dealing with the most common legal issues experienced by recently arrived migrants and refugees.
The resource is designed to be used by adult english as a second language (ESL) learners and in other community education settings. It's ideal for recent arrivals who are learning to speak English.
Information for clients about how the Civil Law Legal Aid Scheme can help financial disadvantaged people who are making a civil law claim.
Information for solicitors about how the Civil Law Legal Aid Scheme can help financial disadvantaged people who are making a civil law claim.