Domestic Violence Legal Service

The domestic violence legal service operates within NQWLS and provides holistic, specialist domestic violence casework service for women who are at the highest risk of domestic and family violence and in the greatest need of assistance.

The domestic violence legal service provides advice and assistance not only for domestic violence applications, but for related legal matters, including;

  • Parenting matters
  • Property settlement & spousal maintenance matters
  • Child protection/ child safety matters
  • Tenancy matters
  • Victim Assist Queensland applications
  • Debt matters

In addition to legal advice and assistance, the Domestic Violence Legal Service will also provide women with direct referrals to other services for support and assistance, such as financial counselling, safety planning, personal counselling, tenancy advice and housing assistance.

The domestic violence legal service may be bale to provide assistance with;

  • Preparing court documents – domestic violence, family law & child protection
  • Family dispute resolution / mediation
  • Negotiation parenting arrangements & property settlement/spousal maintenance
  • Preparing parenting plans & consent orders
  • Negotiating with Child Safety
  • Preparing QCAT applications- tenancy & debt
  • Court Appearances – including representation in Court.

Contact us on 4772 5400 about how the domestic violence legal service may be able to help you.