This service promotes basic human rights, including housing, income, equality, freedom and dignity, by a variety of support services to resolve legal, economic or social issues. Gosnells Community Legal Centre can assist in the following areas:
- Property settlement (Advice only)
- Children’s issues
- Violence Restraining Orders
Domestic Violence Legal Service
Clients who seek our assistance before any court action are advised as to the most appropriate action to be taken, such as making a Violence Restraining Order (VRO) application to the Magistrates Court or an application to the Family Court for parenting orders and injunctions.
Our lawyers also represent clients in court to attempt to resolve issues without the matter going to trial and also at defended VRO trials.
Duty Lawyer Service for Violence Restraining Order Applicants
Duty Lawyers provide advice at Armadale Magistrates Court on a weekly basis. This service assists applicants with family violence restraining order matters. Our lawyer provides advice to applicants at the ex parte stage of their violence restraining order (VRO) application when they attend court. Once clients fill out their initial application and affidavit they go before the Magistrate to determine whether they will be granted an interim VRO. The lawyer assists with advice and filling out supplementary affidavits.