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 Can I get legal aid? (animated video) Can I get legal aid? (animated video)

Do you have questions about grants of legal aid? Watch our new animated video to find out more.

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 How can Legal Aid NSW help me? (animated video) How can Legal Aid NSW help me? (animated video)

Legal Aid NSW can help in lots of ways. Watch our new animated video to find out how.

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 How can the Legal Aid NSW Refugee Service help me? (animated video) How can the Legal Aid NSW Refugee Service help me? (animated video)

Legal Aid NSW has a free legal service for refugees in NSW. Watch our new video to find out how the Refugee Service can help.

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2019 Publications Catalogue 2019 Publications Catalogue

A catalogue of free Legal Aid NSW online and print publications.

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Are you being squeezed for a debt? Are you being squeezed for a debt?

This brochure explains some of the legal steps to take if you are in dispute about amounts under $100,000 in the Local Court including external dispute resolution schemes, what to do if you receive a letter of demand and the court process.

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Are you having problems with your home mortgage? Are you having problems with your home mortgage?

This brochure has helpful information for people having problems with their mortgage.

Are you having trouble paying your home loan because you have lost your job? Are you having trouble paying your home loan because you have lost your job?

This online factsheet explains where to get help if you have trouble paying your mortgage after you have lost your job.

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Charged with driving without a licence? Charged with driving without a licence?

This brochure explains what to do when you are representing yourself and pleading guilty to charges of driving while unlicensed, suspended, cancelled or disqualified.

COVID-19: Financial stress and separating families COVID-19: Financial stress and separating families

Separation can be a time of financial stress for many families, and many people have lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This factsheet offers tips for dealing with financial stress.

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COVID-19: Money worries COVID-19: Money worries

You may be worried or confused about how COVID-19 will affect you and your everyday life. Sometimes a crisis can make legal problems worse or new problems might develop. This factsheet has infomation about how to get help with money worries, including debts, loans, bills, insurance claims and superannuation.

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COVID-19: Public health orders – what do I need to know? COVID-19: Public health orders – what do I need to know?

The NSW Government has issued public health orders to limit the spread of COVID-19. The orders have been issued under the Public Health Act. The police have powers to give fines to people who don’t follow the new orders. This factsheet tells you what the orders say you must do, what fines you could get and what to do if you get a fine. #WDO

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Credit Law Toolkit Credit Law Toolkit

The Credit Law Toolkit is for financial counsellors and lawyers, particularly those lawyers in legal aid offices and generalist community legal centres who do a range of civil law work, but do not necessarily specialise in credit law. If you are a financial counsellor or a lawyer and you would like a hard copy please email publications@legalaid.nsw.gov.au. If you are a financial counselling student please access the toolkit online.

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Got a fine? It’s not going to go away, deal with it straight away. Got a fine? It’s not going to go away, deal with it straight away.

Got a fine? It’s not going to go away, deal with it straight away. This brochure for Aboriginal people lists options when you have a fine including dealing with State Debt Recovery and how to get a Work and Development order.

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Mortgage stress handbook Mortgage stress handbook

The new 4th edition of the Mortgage Stress handbook explains your options, has sample documents you can use and a list of useful contacts for people having problems with their home mortgage.

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Problems with a private training course? Problems with a private training course?

Some private training colleges have behaved in an unfair and misleading way to get students to enrol in their courses. You may be able to do something about your VET FEE-HELP debt if the private college has acted unfairly.

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There's a better way than payday loans There's a better way than payday loans

Do you have an expensive, short term loan that is hard to repay? You can do something about it. (2 page flyer)

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Thinking of a 'rent to buy' home purchase? Thinking of a 'rent to buy' home purchase?

This brochure looks at the legal issues around a ‘rent to buy’ home loan purchase, including the hidden fees and charges, who legally owns the property and the high weekly repayments involved.

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Trouble making your home loan payments because you have separated from your partner? Trouble making your home loan payments because you have separated from your partner?

This online resource explains how you can negotiate with your lender about changing or reducing your payments for a period of time and where to find financial counselling and legal advice.

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Work and Development Orders - Can't pay your fines? (2 page WDO flyer) Work and Development Orders - Can't pay your fines? (2 page WDO flyer)

This 2 sided flyer is for organisations and health practitioners that sponsor Work and Development Orders assisting clients to clear fines debt.

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Work and Development Orders - Can't pay your fines? (WDO Generic poster) Work and Development Orders - Can't pay your fines? (WDO Generic poster)

This resource is for organisations and health practitioners that sponsor Work and Development Orders assisting clients to clear fines debt.

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Work and Development Orders - Can't pay your fines? (WDO postcard) Work and Development Orders - Can't pay your fines? (WDO postcard)

This resource is for organisations and health practitioners that sponsor Work and Development Orders assisting clients to clear fines debt.

Work and Development Orders - Can't pay your fines? (WDO Walletcard) Work and Development Orders - Can't pay your fines? (WDO Walletcard)

This resource is for organisations and health practitioners that sponsor Work and Development Orders assisting clients to clear fines debt.

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Work and Development Orders: Can't pay your fines? (WDO) Work and Development Orders: Can't pay your fines? (WDO)

Information about Work and Development orders for people who cant pay their fines, including eligibility, activities and how to get a WDO.

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