Legal assistance and social work supports are available across a range of areas of law. Eligibility criteria, including income limits, apply to most programs.
How We Can Help
The Human Rights and Civil Law Practice can assist with many types of legal problems such as discrimination, sexual harassment, minor criminal law, human rights, car accidents (property damage, uninsured drivers), traffic offences and fines, victims of crime, privacy complaints, and more.
The Seniors Legal and Support Service provides free legal and social work support for seniors experiencing elder abuse, mistreatment or financial exploitation.
Caxton’s Family Law Service can assist with matters related to relationship breakdown and children.
The Employment Law Service can give advice in relation to unfair, unlawful and constructive dismissal, workplace bullying and discrimination.
Caxton has a specialist Consumer Credit Law Service that focuses on consumer debt.
Information and legal assistance for residents and prospective residents of retirement villages and manufactured home parks in Queensland.
The Queensland Coronial Legal Service provides legal advice, representation and referrals in relation to the coronial process.
Short-term social work assistance may be provided to clients of the centre by way of counselling and referrals to community agencies and resources.
Please note that we are currently unable to take new referrals. Please contact Legal Aid Queensland or a private solicitor. How can the Bail Support Program help me? Caxton Legal Centre’s Bail Support Program is funded by Queensland Corrective Services to help men on remand at Arthur Gorrie, Brisbane and Woodford correctional centres to apply…
How can the Financial Protections Service help me? The community worker can have a chat with you about protecting your finances in later life. This service is free. You can make an appointment with the community worker to give information sessions at outreach locations and set up a ‘chat space’ afterwards. Information for individuals can…
How can OPALS help me? If you are in hospital and feel that you are being mistreated by someone you trust, or your right to make personal, health or financial decisions has been wrongfully taken away from you, then you can ask to speak to the hospital social worker about your concerns. Your conversation is confidential. The…
Before your appointment To make an appointment, you will need to provide your name and the full name of the person who is on the other side of your legal matter. We cannot give you legal advice without it. This is in order for us to check for a potential conflict of interest. If your…