Face-to-face advice

Apart from our Thursday evening walk-in service, all appointments must be made by phoning 07 3881 3500 or by visiting our centre during opening hours.

Day appointments:

  • Held at our Legal Office: 4A/481 Gympie Road, Strathpine
  • Monday to Thursday, 9am to 4.30pm
  • Up to 1 hour

Thursday nights – walk-in service*

  • Held at our Legal Office: 4A/481 Gympie Road, Strathpine
  • 5.45pm til 7.30pm
  • Up to 20 minute sessions
  • No appointment required

*Please note, this service does not operate during the Queensland December-January school holidays and public holidays

What a solicitor can and can’t do for you

A solicitor can:

  • Listen to you, ensuring they understand what you mean;
  • Tell you what the law says in a way that you understand;
  • Give you choices about what you can do;
  • Help you decide what you want to do; and
  • Tell you about other services.

A solicitor can’t:

  • Fix all of your problems;
  • Spend unlimited time with you and on your legal issue;
  • Always say for sure what will happen;
  • Always do what you want them to do; and
  • Always make other people do the right thing.

The legal service has limited resources which may restrict the services that can be provided. There are some areas of the law that we are unable to cover and in these instances referrals will be made where possible.

Outreach

Bribie Island and District Neighbourhood Centre

  • Legal advice clinic held 3rd Thursday of every second month.
  • Appointments made through Bribie Island and District Neighbourhood Centre on 07 3408 8440

Family Relationship Centre, Strathpine

  • 1 day each week.
  • Appointments made through the legal service on 07 3881 3500

Family Relationship Centre, Chermside

  • 1 day each week.
  • Appointments made through the legal service on 07 3881 3500

Encircle Redcliffe Neighbourhood Centre

  • Legal advice clinic held on first Thursday of  month.
  • Appointments made through Encircle Redcliffe Neighbourhood Centre on 07 3284 3081

 

Duty lawyer

  • Pine Rivers Magistrates Court
  • For Domestic and Family Violence matters, and for Child Protection matters.

Document drafting

Wills

If you are on Centrelink benefits we may be able to draft your Will( provided it does not include family trusts, companies or estate planning). An initial appointment clarifies your instructions and then we prepare a draft and send it to you for checking. A subsequent appointment is made where we finalise your will.

Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPA)

We may be able to assist you to prepare an Enduring Power of Attorney. If you would like an appointment for this please note that we will request that you bring along a letter from your general medical practitioner that confirms that you have  the capacity to understand what an Enduring Power is about.

Law reform

The Legal Service participates in law reform activities periodically. We do this in line with the presenting needs of our clients and our underpinning social justice principles. This may occur by making submissions prior to legislative changes.

Family law: Parenting Plans, Parenting Consent Court Orders and Property Consent Orders

We may be able to assist you to draft, or review your draft, of the above documents. For property consent orders you need to have a small property pool and no companies or trusts involved.

Please make an appointment to find out more or to discuss your requirements.