Legal Aid NSW Policy Online
Document Type: Policy
Chapter:Family - core areas of legal aid work


1. Adoption

Extended Legal Assistance is available to assist clients in the early stages of adoption.

To be eligible for Extended Legal Assistance a client must satisfy the following eligibility tests:

Some examples of people with a sufficient interest in the welfare of a child are:

2. Child support

Extended Legal Assistance is available to assist clients with child support disputes.

To be eligible for Extended Legal Assistance a client must satisfy the following eligibility tests:

3. Care and protection

Extended Legal Assistance is available to assist clients with care and protection early intervention processes.

To be eligible for Extended Legal Assistance a client must satisfy the following eligibility tests:

Some examples of a person with a sufficient interest in the welfare of the child are:

4. Family law disputes

Extended Legal Assistance is available to assist clients with family law disputes where there are no court proceedings on foot.

To be eligible for Extended Legal Assistance a client must satisfy the following eligibility tests: