Contributor: Michael McGarvie, Victorian Legal Services Commissioner
A lawyer can advise you on your legal issue, represent you in court, and make your court experience less stressful. For the location of your nearest community legal centre, see Legal services that can help.
- This section includes the following topics:
Introduction: legal representation
The Legal Services Board and Commissioner
Solicitors and barristers: the differences
Hiring a lawyer
Making a complaint against your lawyer
Contacts and resources
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