Legal Services – Geraldton

Community Legal Centre

Legal Help

The Community Legal Centre offers free legal information and advice covering most aspects of the law. They provide a wide range of materials which you can take away to read or have explained.

AddressLotteries House, 114 Sanford Street
 GERALDTON WA 6531
Phone(08) 9938 0600
Emailleeanner@raw.org.au
Website urlhttps://raw.org.au/services/

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Salvation Army

Legal Help

The Salvation Army chaplain is available to provide emotional and/or spiritual for victims of crime, families of victims, witnesses, offenders, families of offenders and court & security staff.

AddressGeraldton Courthouse
 GERALDTON, WA 6531
Phone(08) 9964 3627
Website urlhttps://www.salvationarmy.org.au/locations/western-australia/w055/geraldton-corps/

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Legal Aid: Family Advocacy and Support Services

Legal Help

Legal Aid provide a free specialist family violence service that provides legal and social support services to people with a family law problem who are affected by family violence.

AddressUnit 8, 273 Foreshore Drive
 GERALDTON, WA 6531
Phone(08) 9921 0200
Website urlhttps://www.legalaid.wa.gov.au/

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Desert Blue Connect - Family Violence Intervention Service

Legal Help

This service offers support to Aboriginal women who have experienced family violence and their partners or ex-partners, who have been referred to the Barndimalgu Court.

Address25 Chapman Road
 GERALDTON WA 6531
Phone(08) 9964 2742
Website urlhttps://www.desertblueconnect.org.au/service/family-violence-intervention-service-barndimalgu-court/

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Victim Support and Child Witness Service

Legal Help

Victim Support Service can assist information on police investigations and court proceedings, help to write victim impact statements and to understand rights within the criminal justice system; court, counselling and restraining order support; information, referral and help with enquiries about criminal injuries compensation claims.

Child Witness Service can assist individual practical and emotional preparation and support to each child, referrals to appropriate agencies, support and assistance from the time charges are laid until matters before the court are finalised, facilitation in the preparation of victim impact statements

AddressGeraldton Courthouse Marine Terrace
 GERALDTON WA 6531
PhoneVictim Support: 9964 4816 or Child Witness: 9921 3722
Emailvss@justice.wa.gov.au
Website urlhttps://www.lawalmanac.justice.wa.gov.au/V/victim_support_service_and_child_witness_service.aspx?uid=5368-2165-2126-1872

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Gray and Co. Lawyers

Legal Service

Gray & Co. Lawyers are a private legal practice providing services in:

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Children’s Law
  • Child Protection
  • Traffic Matters
  • Restraining Orders
  • Wills & Enduring Power of Attorney
  • Legal Aid Grants

Address29 Durlacher Street
 GERALDTON, WA 6530
Phone(08) 9921 6868
Emailadmin@grayco.com.au
Website urlhttps://grayco.com.au/

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Geraldton Courthouse

Courthouse

Local courthouse

Address15 Marine Terrace
 GERALDTON WA 6531
Phone (08) 9921 3722
Email geraldtoncourt@justice.wa.gov.au
Website urlhttps://courts.justice.wa.gov.au/G/geraldton_courthouse.aspx?uid=8335-5587-9072-3159

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State and National Legal Support Services

Family Advocacy Support

Legal Advice

FASS provide support and legal help if you are affected by domestic and family violence and have a family law issue.
They can help you if you have experienced domestic and family violence or someone says you have used violence.
The Family Advocacy and Support Service lawyers can assist by:
  • Arrangements for children
  • Domestic Violence Orders (known as Family Violence Restraining Orders or FVROs)
  • Property after separation
  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Child protection
  • Applying for legal aid
  • Some urgent court matters
The Family Advocacy and Support Service support worker can assist by:
  • Help you plan for your safety
  • Talk to the Family Courts about your safety at court
  • Give you information and support during your family law case
  • Help with practical problems like Centrelink and housing
  • Advocate for you with services like police
  • Connect you with men’s behaviour change programs or other services

HOURS:

  • Monday to Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm

Phone1300 650 579
Website urlhttps://familyviolencelaw.gov.au/fass/

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Youth Legal Service

Youth Legal Advice

Youth Legal Service provides free professional legal services to children and young people (under 25 years) residing in Western Australia.

Phone1800 199 006 or (08) 9202 1688
Website urlhttps://youthlegalserviceinc.com.au/

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