Legal Aid Queensland’s Family Law Duty Lawyer Service will be available by phone for Hervey Bay's electronic court sitting dates (Federal Circuit Court) on 23 November 2020.
People with scheduled electronic hearings should call 1300 267 762 up to 3 working days before their scheduled hearing to arrange a time to speak to the duty lawyer. The duty lawyer will then call them on their electronic hearing date.
The duty lawyer service is continuing to operate by phone during the COVID-19 restrictions as it provides a legal lifeline to people representing themselves in family law matters.
During COVID-19, Queenslanders can get free legal information and advice by calling 1300 65 11 88 (between 8.45am and 4pm Monday to Friday), visting one of our 14 offices or visiting www.legalaid.qld.gov.au
Read our media release to find out more.