About our legal advice

Street Law provides free legal information, advice, assistance and casework services.


We strive to provide free legal services in a manner which:

  • Achieves a high quality of service which meets your legal needs;
  • Is accessible to you;
  • Utilises pro bono services provided by lawyers in private practice in an efficient and effective manner;
  • Utilises the other resources available to Street Law in an efficient and effective manner; and
  • Is prudentially managed to ensure the ongoing viability of the organisation.

 

Our work may include letter writing, negotiation and minor court work services in the following legal areas:

  • Care and Protection
  • Housing
  • Debts
  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Law (minor charges)
  • Discrimination
  • Guardianship and Administrations applications
  • Police complaint
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation
  • Freedom of Information applications
  • Fines
  • Violence Restraining Orders
  • Family Law – (assistance will initially be limited)