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How do I choose a family lawyer?

How do I choose a family lawyer?

This guide can help you if you are working on a family law matter and you need help finding a lawyer. This guide also explains the difference between Legal Aid lawyers and private lawyers.

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Rise Women's Legal Centre
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March 2023 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

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Chinese (simplified) (PDF)
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Legal help & lawyers, find a lawyer, choosing a lawyer, family law