Fitzroy Legal Service - a community legal centre

Fitzroy Legal Service (FLS) is one of the oldest community legal centres in Australia, opening in 1972. FLS provides legal advice and casework services and plays a significant role in the areas of law reform and community legal education. FLS has a long history of running public interest cases - the experiences from the casework practice inform the law reform and community legal education activities of the organisation.

FLS provides free legal advice of an evening.  This is a drop-in service, no appointments necessary.  Interpreting services can be arranged if necessary. We do not provide any legal advice by phone or email.  Opening Times for Night Service - Monday - Friday, 6:30pm - 8:00pm at 124 Johnston St, Fitzroy.

FLS News

Exciting new opportunity to join the FLS team!

An exciting new opportunity to drive internal and external communications for FLS. Work to make a real difference to people's lives in a dynamic, social justice and human rights focussed environment.

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Law Handbook ebook now available

The Law Handbook 2014 eBook is now available from eBook retailers (RRP $39.95).

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Family Law Representation

Fitzroy Legal Service (FLS) now has two family lawyers; a family law specialist with over 20 years experience and a junior family lawyer.  FLS family lawyers can assist with:

-        Children’s matters

-        Property Settlement matters

-        Family Violence Intervention Order matters

FLS family lawyers can represent clients:

-        Eligible for a grant of legal aid

-        Who can pay very affordable private fees

Please call 9419 3744 to enquire about our services. 

 

Criminal and Intervention Order Representation

Are you going to court and can’t afford expensive legal fees? Our experienced criminal defence lawyers can help you:

- Defend criminal charges in the Magistrates’ and County Court

- Advise and appear for you on Appeal.

- Represent you at court in relation to your driving charges

- Apply for or defend an Intervention Order

We have been fighting for our community for over 40 years and are pleased to be able to offer high quality service to clients at reduced rates for clients who are not eligible for Legal Aid funding.

Please contact our reception on 03 9419 3744 to make an appointment.  Your first appointment is free.

You can read more about our fees and charges here: