These are some additional links on a number of specific legal problems people might experience. We are trying to include a limited number of the most useful guides to specific topics about the law. There are many more comprehensive collections of legal information that you can find at Law Access NSW, the Legal Information Access Centre, Financial Rights Legal Centre, and Legal Aid NSW Publications.
CREDIT AND DEBT
Legal Information Access Centre’s ‘Hot Topic’ on Consumer Credit covers a number of issues around consumer credit issues.
The Legal Aid NSW Publications website has a number of useful factsheets and brochures on a number of aspects of family law, mostly in relation to children and domestic violence, but also as it affects Grandparents.
For Care and Protection matters regarding children, the Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre has produced an excellent guide.
The Fined Out Toolkit is a useful guide to dealing with fines in NSW.
For many traffic matters, you can get useful information from the Shopfront Youth Legal Centre factsheets on driving and the law.
The Legal Aid NSW Publications website includes a booklet on discrimination law in both the NSW and Commonwealth jurisdictions. [Note the information on issues affecting employment relationships has changed and the time periods to act may now be shorter depending on the facts of your matter].
The Illawarra Legal Centre and Legal Aid NSW have published a Guide to Employee Rights when Employment is Terminated and a Guide to Redundancy Payments outlining legal entitlements when an employee’s employment is terminated because of redundancy.
The NSW Environmental Defenders Office has a number of publications concerning land and environment. The Rural Landholders Guide which looks at issues ranging from land use, fencing law, and other common issues affecting rural landholders. The Caring for the Coast booklet looks at common problems around coastal erosion.