LEGAL AID

Don’t know how you’re going to afford a lawyer?

Did you know that RK Law is a preferred supplier for Legal Aid Queensland on the Sunshine Coast?

This means we can help you from the initial Legal Aid Application right through until the conclusion of your matter.*

Preferred supplier status means we’re here to help.

Legal Aid Queensland provides government financial assistance to access legal help through RK Law for:

  • Criminal law
  • Domestic Violence matters, and,
  • Coronial Inquests

If you are eligible, our team can help you to complete the necessary forms and lodge the application for assistance on your behalf. There’s no need for an appointment – drop in and see our team.

You will need to bring with you to the office:

  • Proof of Income (1 month of payslips) or Centrelink Statements (such as an income statement);
  • Your bank statements for the last 3 months; and,
  • Copies of any relevant material
    • For Criminal Matters – Your QP9 & Criminal History;
    • For DV Matters – The Application for a Protection Order.

If you cannot print these documents before your come in – do not worry.  You can email them to us, or access a computer at our office and we will print them for you!

What if I’m not eligible?

If you are not eligible for Legal Aid, we will still provide you with an up-front estimate of fees under our no-surprises policy.

Investing in quality representation and a team that will fight for your future is worth it! Contact us today to find out more.

Notes:

For more information about Legal Aid – Click Here.

* Please note – matters which are funded by legal aid are subject to strict financial and merit eligibility requirements, and assistance provided by RK Law may cease if or when funding is withdrawn by Legal Aid – see the Legal Aid website to find out more.

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