Legal Aid WA

Legal Aid WA provides a duty lawyer for Magistrates Court and Children’s Court circuits to the following towns:

  • Lancelin
  • Merredin
  • Moora
  • Northam
  • Southern Cross

They may be able to help with criminal charges, Family Violence Restraining Order applications, urgent family law hearings, and protection and care applications.

Wheatbelt Community Legal Centre

Wheatbelt Community Legal Centre can assist you in providing advice, information and assistance in:

  • gaining a better understanding of the legal process involved in divorce and separation;
  • making arrangements for children following a separation ;
  • receiving advice about finances after a separation;
  • speaking to someone regarding mediation or family dispute resolution;
  • options you may have to resolve your matter without going to court. The Centre can provide you with advice and assistance regarding;
  • the process of a FVRO application;
  • how to make an initial application and affidavit and assess the likelihood of being granted an FVRO
  • options to settle the matter through negotiations with the respondent (person bound) such as Conduct Agreement Orders
  • how to maintain you and your children’s safety from family and domestic violence;
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