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14. Types of Grants

14.6. Information, legal advice and minor assistance

14.6.1 Information

Legal Aid NSW provides a number of information services including factsheets and resources about the law, referrals to other services and workshops about the law.

14.6.2 Legal advice service

Legal Aid NSW provides general advice to the public on a range of matters at Legal Aid NSW offices and outreach services. Advice is provided free of charge without application of the means test or merit test.

Advice interviews are normally limited to 20 to 30 minutes.

Call the free legal helpline LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529 to find a service near you or use our map to find your closest Legal Aid NSW advice service.

Find more information about our advice services.

14.6.3 Minor Assistance

Minor assistance is an extension of an advice service and usually involves a lawyer assisting an advice client with writing a letter or assisting them with filling out court documents. This is normally limited to 30 minutes and is at the discretion of the lawyer providing the minor assistance.

Date Last Published: 22/12/2016