Legal Services

Aboriginal Legal Service - (02) 6962 7675 - www.alsnswact.org.au
Located at 67 Yambil St, Griffith NSW 2680.      

Department of Corrective Services - (02) 6964 2242
Located at 104-111 Banna Ave, Griffith NSW 2680.

Griffith Police Station - (02) 6962 4299
Located at 41-47 Railway St, Griffith NSW 2680.

Juvenile Justice - (02) 6964 2379
Located at 5/490 Banna Ave, Griffith NSW 2680.

Kingsford Legal Centre - 1300 722 795
KLC is a community legal centre affiliated with the University of NSW who gives free legal advice to people who live in NSW on discrimination problems. www.klc.unsw.edu.au/

Local Court - (02) 6962 0888
Located at 363 Banna Ave, Griffith NSW 2680.

Riverina Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service - Linking Communities Network - (02) 6964 4804
Service to assist women and children who are or have been experiencing domestic violence to obtain effective legal protection through applications for Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVOs). Assistance with other needs including accessing support services (for example financial assistance and advice, housing, counselling and family law issues). Specialist workers to assist before, at and after court. Can provide referrals to Legal Specialists.

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Public Guardian - NSW Department of Justice - www.publicguardian.justice.nsw.gov.au/

The Public Guardian promotes the rights and interests of people with disabilities through the practice of guardianship, advocacy and education. The Public Guardian is a statutory official appointed by the Guardianship Division of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) or the Supreme Court under the Guardianship Act 1987.Mr Graeme Smith is the Public Guardian.

LawAccess NSW - 1300 888 529 - www.lawaccess.nsw.gov.au/Pages/lawassist_index.aspx
LawAccess NSW is a free government telephone service that provides legal information, referrals and in some cases, advice for people who have a legal problem in NSWWe are a starting point to help with your legal problem.

Planning Ahead Tools - NSW Department of Justice - www.planningaheadtools.com.au/
Planning Ahead Tools provides information and advice for future legal, health and financial decisions.  Information and downloads available in other languages.

The Mental Health Advocacy Service - Legal Aid NSW - www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/what-we-do/civil-law/mental-health-advice
The Mental Health Advocacy Service (MHAS) is a statewide specialist service of Legal Aid NSW. We provide free legal information, advice and assistance about mental health law.  You can telephone for information and advice on 02  9745 4277.  Please contact MHAS as soon as possible if you want representation for a community treatment order or an appeal.