Fremantle Community Legal Centre


Opening Times

Mon – Fri: 9am-4pm

Contact Details

Phone: (08) 9432 9790


Level 1, Suite 31 Fremantle Malls, 35 William St, Fremantle WA 6160

Service Details

This service is a non-profit organisation which provides legal services to low-income members of the community. The centre is a nationally accredited community legal centre, managed by the City of Fremantle that has been operating for over 30 years.

The Family Violence lawyer provides a holistic service for victims of family violence in the Fremantle area.

The service provides legal and non-legal services and support, to assist women and children experiencing domestic violence, and to support women to access other services, including crisis accommodation, counselling and other support.

Other support includes:

  • Legal advice (limited areas)
  • Document drafting
  • Limited court representation, including a Duty Lawyer service at Fremantle Magistrates Court for applicants in Family Violence Restraining Order and Violence Restraining Order matters.
  • Mediation
  • Information and referrals
  • Non-legal support
  • Community legal education.

Areas of practice

  • Family Law, including parenting, financial/property and divorce
  • Restraining orders (NOT Misconduct Restraining Orders, respondents for Family Violence Restraining Order’s or Violence Restraining Order’s nor instances of neighbour disputes)
  • Criminal Injuries compensation
  • Minor Civil and Criminal matters (in very limited circumstances).

Service Type

Legal Assistance Services

Regions Serviced

Perth Metropolitan South West including Peel, Metropolitan Perth

Referrals / Suitability

To access our service, Fremantle Community Legal Centre must be your closest community legal centre and you must meet one or more of the following criteria, which includes: – Financially disadvantaged – Culturally and linguistically diverse – Homeless or at risk of homelessness – Victim of family violence – Children at risk – Significant mental health issues or disability – Any other extenuating circumstances of vulnerability To access Family and Domestic Violence Support clients need to be referred from organisations, including victim support, hospitals and refuges in the Fremantle area.

If any details on this service are incorrect, or if you are the owner of this service and would like us to update these details, please use these online forms.

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