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Our services include:
Our legal information, publications, advice, duty lawyer, community legal education and referral services are free.
To be represented in court by a lawyer or at dispute resolution, you will need to apply for a grant of legal aid and meet our financial eligibility tests and other criteria. You may need to pay a contribution if a lawyer runs your case.
Depending on your situation and the details of your legal problem, we might be able to help you with:
We may be able to give general legal help relating to COVID-19 such as:
We cannot help with matters about border permits (eg entering Queensland), exemption applications or quarantine requirements. For information about these matters you should contact the appropriate Government department or speak with a private lawyer, or your local community legal centre for help.
Our Community Legal Education (CLE) program educates Queenslanders about their legal rights and responsibilities, and where to get help. Our program focuses on common legal issues for clients such as:
For more information contact the Community Legal Education team.
Find information to help community workers and carers access legal services and information for clients.
We produce free publications and resources on common legal issues.
You can also view our video resources on our YouTube channel.
If you have a legal problem, you can search our comprehensive legal information pages and publications to find useful information to help you understand your legal rights and options.
You can also call our Client Information Service Centre on 1300 65 11 88 or visit one of our 14 offices. Our experienced client information officers will listen to your problem and explain the legal issues involved. They will also tell you about our services and how to access them.
Young people (under 18 or people with a childrens court matter) can call 1800 LAQ LAQ (1800 527 527) to talk to a lawyer and get free and confidential legal advice about:
Call the Youth Legal Advice Hotline:
Last updated 2 September 2020