Free legal advice
Free legal services
If you are in debt and have legal problems, you may not be able
to afford a private solicitor. However, community legal centres and
Legal Aid agencies offer free legal advice, and services are
available in every state and territory.
Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) for details of
community legal centres across Australia or call NACLC on 02 9264
You can also look up the 'Community Advisory Services' section
of the Yellow Pages for a list of community legal
Consumer credit legal
Women's legal services
Sample complaint letters
The Financial Rights Legal Centre have a sample letter generator to help
you creating professional and legal letters to send to
financial service providers like banks, creditors and insurance
companies. Letters about credit, debt and banking are only
applicable in NSW, but the insurance-related letters can be used
all over Australia.
Don't be afraid to ask for help, whatever your
legal and financial situation. Be assured that if you seek
financial counselling, your details will be kept confidential.
Last updated: 31 Mar 2017