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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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2019 Publications Catalogue 2019 Publications Catalogue

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

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Advice about your visa if you've been hurt or harmed by your partner Advice about your visa if you've been hurt or harmed by your partner

This flyer provides information on where to get advice about spouse visas if you've been hurt or harmed by your partner.

Are you applying for an AVO? Information for persons in need of protection. Are you applying for an AVO? Information for persons in need of protection.

Courts can make orders to protect you from a person who has been violent towards you. This brochure explains how you can get an order and what happens in court.

Are you experiencing domestic violence? Are you experiencing domestic violence?

This brochure explains how Legal Aid NSW can help you if you are experiencing domestic or family violence.

Best for Kids video - Getting help if you or your family are at risk: Family and domestic violence Best for Kids video - Getting help if you or your family are at risk: Family and domestic violence

The following video drama introduces Ben and Jess and the impact that family and domestic violence has on them and their family. It shows the many forms that violence can take within a family and focuses on how you can access help, support and legal advice if your safety is at risk. For Parents.

Best For Kids video - What you need to know about an AVO Best For Kids video - What you need to know about an AVO

When there is an AVO against someone in your family it can get confusing, and you might have lots of questions - this video provides some of the answers. For kids.

Break the silence, Stop the violence (brochure A) Break the silence, Stop the violence (brochure A)

Legal Aid funds a Women’s Domestic Violence Court Assistance Program. This brochure outlines how this program assists women to apply for an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order and how women can stop the cycle of abuse.

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Break your silence, stop the violence (wallet card A) Break your silence, stop the violence (wallet card A)

This wallet card provides contact details for Women's Domestic Violence Advocacy Services which help women to get protection from domestic violence.

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Charmed and Dangerous: A Woman's Guide to Reclaiming a Healthy Relationship Charmed and Dangerous: A Woman's Guide to Reclaiming a Healthy Relationship

The booklet, originally published by the Tweed Shire Women’s Services Inc, now published by the Legal Aid NSW Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services (WDVCAS), outlines the cycle of abuse in domestic and family violence and how to break free of controlling, abusive or violent relationships.

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COVID-19: Apprehended domestic violence orders COVID-19: Apprehended domestic violence orders

Domestic and family violence can become worse during a crisis. During the COVID-19 pandemic, you might be worried about your safety, or the safety of someone you know. Police can make an application in court for an apprehended domestic violence order (ADVO) to keep you and your children safer.

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COVID-19: Are you worried about domestic and family violence? COVID-19: Are you worried about domestic and family violence?

Domestic and family violence can become worse during a crisis. During the COVID-19 pandemic, you might be worried about your safety, or the safety of someone you know. This factsheet has information about keeping safe during the COVID:19 pandemic.

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COVID-19: It's not safe for me to stay at home - what should I do? COVID-19: It's not safe for me to stay at home - what should I do?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be harder for you to find a time when it is safe to leave your home because of family and domestic violence. This factsheet provides information about things you should consider when making a plan to leave.

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Do you need legal help and support with domestic violence? (Domestic Violence Unit) Do you need legal help and support with domestic violence? (Domestic Violence Unit)

This brochure outlines how the lawyers and social workers at the Legal Aid NSW Domestic Violence Unit (DVU) support people to sort out their legal problems and to improve their safety.

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Do you need support for your family law problem? Support for men. Do you need support for your family law problem? Support for men.

The Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) is a specialist family violence service. This brochure outlines how the FASS can help men who have experienced violence or have used violence and would like to change.

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Do you need support for your family law problem? Support for Women Do you need support for your family law problem? Support for Women

The Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) is a specialist family violence service. This brochure outlines how the FASS can help women who have experienced violence and other family law problems.

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Domestic Violence: Help at Court (Easy English Series) Domestic Violence: Help at Court (Easy English Series)

The use of easy english (simplified language) in this brochure makes it suitable for people with low literacy or where english is not their first language. This brochure explains what domestic violence is and how the Women and Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services can help you obtain an AVO.

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Family Advocacy and Support Services - legal help and support for families. Family Advocacy and Support Services - legal help and support for families.

This brochure outlines how the Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) can help you if you have experienced family violence, or someone says you have used violence.

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Family Violence Law Help (website) Family Violence Law Help (website)

This website has information about domestic and family violence, the law and where to get help.

Family Violence Law Help website-A2 Poster Family Violence Law Help website-A2 Poster

This poster promotes a website that has information about domestic and family violence, the law and where to get help, Australia-wide.

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Have you been charged with a domestic violence offence? Have you been charged with a domestic violence offence?

This brochure provides information for defendants who have been charged with a domestic violence offence, and what happens at court.

Is someone asking the court to make an AVO against you? Information for defendants Is someone asking the court to make an AVO against you? Information for defendants

Courts can issue an order against you if another person claims you have been violent towards them. This brochure explains when the court can make an order and what happens next.

Older people - Are you experiencing violence or abuse? You can make it stop. Older people - Are you experiencing violence or abuse? You can make it stop.

This brochure explains what you can do if you are an older person who is experiencing violence or abuse from a partner, another family member or other person who lives in your home or residential facility, or a neighbour or carer.

Sexual Assualt Communications Privelege Service (SACPS) Sexual Assualt Communications Privelege Service (SACPS)

If you have ever been the victim of a sexual offence, your records are protected by the Sexual Assualt Communications Privelege (SACP). This postcard contains the contanct details of the Legal Aid NSW SCAP Service.

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So you want the violence to stop - Advice about domestic violence and help at court. So you want the violence to stop - Advice about domestic violence and help at court.

Legal Aid funds a Women’s Domestic Violence Court Assistance Service. This brochure outlines how this program assists women to apply for an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order and how women can stop the cycle of abuse. It is also available in an alternative format for Aboriginal communities.

So you want the violence to stop - Landscape A2 Poster So you want the violence to stop - Landscape A2 Poster

This poster accompanies the brochure Advice about domestic violence and help at court. Poster size: 60 cm x 42 cm

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So you want the violence to stop. Wallet card So you want the violence to stop. Wallet card

This wallet card provides contact details for Women's Domestic Violence Advocacy Services which help women to to get protection from domestic violence.

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Stop. Think. Protect. (P) Stop. Think. Protect. (P)

One of three posters designed for sexual assault services, health services, medical records departments and community organisations to promote awareness of the Sexual Assault Communications Privilege Service and privacy rules restricting the disclosure of sensitive therapeutic records in court proceedings.

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