Need a Lawyer?
You can get free legal advice for most problems by making an appointment to see a lawyer at your nearest Legal Aid office.
Your nearest Legal Aid office runs clinics in family law, criminal law and civil law matters.
You need to make an appointment to get legal advice.
Call the Legal Aid Helpline on 1800 019 343. The Helpline operator will talk about what type of problem you need help with and connect you to the correct office at Legal Aid to make an appointment.
You can get legal advice over the phone if you have a disability, live in a remote area, or are unable to get to an office in person.
Look in the yellow Pages in the NT phone book or phone the Law Society on 8981 5104 for a list of other firms
Private lawyers do not all charge at the same rate so it is advisable to telephone them to inquire about their charges.
There are a number of specialist services which provide low cost or free legal assistance. The Commission can refer you to these services or you can contact them directly.
Click here to download a list of private lawyers who accept legal aid work.
Family Proceedings – Cross-examination Ban
If the court has made an order banning personal cross-examination in your family law proceedings, then you may apply for a lawyer by clicking here.