Mental health and disability matters

What help is available?

Legal Aid can provide lawyers to advise and represent you if you have mental health issues or a disability in cases before the:

  • Mental Health Tribunal
  • Guardianship and Administration Board

We can also:

  • Meet with you and advise you about your rights and what might happen next.
  • Attend hearings as your lawyer.
  • If an order is made, we can help you to understand the decision and explain what it means for you.
  • Advise you about your options, if you are unhappy about your treatment or order.
  • Represent you at review hearings.
  • Help you understand any letters or information that you have received in relation to mental health or disability matters.
  • Help you with other legal matters.

How do I make an appointment?

To make an appointment with a Mental Health Lawyer from Legal Aid contact us on 1300 366 611.

How much will it cost?

This service is free.

Last updated: 02/11/2017