Many problems in our lives can have legal answers

Understanding whether your problem has a legal aspect could help you resolve it.
Victorian Law Week is an opportunity to identify where the law can help with these and many other common problems.

Solving problems with your house and home

  • Look at problems with mould and damp
  • Get support with a difficult landlord
  • Manage debt and mortgage stress

You can use self-help resources or contact community organisations to assist with issues about your home.

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Managing issues with something you’ve paid for

  • Find help if you’ve been scammed
  • Get a refund on a faulty product
  • Resolve energy bill mistakes

If you identify a problem with a product or service you bought, there are many resources available.

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Standing up for your rights

  • Understand your work entitlements
  • Manage fines and infringements
  • Find support to address discrimination

Support is available to understand your rights and what you can do when they are ignored.

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Navigating family and relationship issues

  • Get help if separating from a partner
  • Learn about wills and powers of attorney
  • Find family violence support

Help is available to resolve problems related to your relationships through every stage of life.

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Learning about the legal system

  • Learn about courts and tribunals
  • Understand how to make a complaint
  • Find free legal help

There are many different parts to the legal system and it can be complex, but there is help to find your way.

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Find legal help for everyday problems

When we have a legal issue, one of the hardest parts of getting help is knowing where to look. These four steps can get you started on solving your legal problem.

Steps for finding legal help