Women’s Legal Service


The Women’s Legal Service provides confidential and free legal advice and referral to women on all legal matters including

  • Family Law – what happens to the children following a separation
  • Separation and divorce
  • Property settlements (marital, de facto and same sex relationships)
  • Family violence – what is family violence and how to obtain a Family Violence Order
  • Spousal maintenance and child support
  • Child protection
  • If you have experienced violence, abuse or threats – what are your legal options
  • If you have been the victim of a crime – your right to compensation
  • If you have been charged with a crime or are a witness
  • How to make a will
  • How to obtain benefits from a deceased Estate
  • Power of Attorneys and Guardianship and Administration
  • Problems with neighbours
  • Discrimination and sexual harassment
  • Your rights as a consumer
  • If you owe or are owed money
  • Unfair dismissal and employment conditions
  • Medical treatment – your rights as a patient

Appointments can be made and a free telephone advice line is available


1800 682 468


375 Elizabeth St, North Hobart