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Disputes can arise in many areas of life, whether it's a disagreement with a neighbour over trees or fences; disputes between members of a club; workplace disagreements; or noise from animals, machinery or cars. DSCV's purpose is to empower and assist the Victorian community to prevent and appropriately resolve issues, alleviate pressure on the judicial system and help the community to thrive.
Tenants Victoria provides free information, advice and legal representation to promote and protect the rights of Victorians who rent their homes. We were founded in 1974. The tenants advice line is closed. Email advice will be answered Monday to Friday. Read about what you can do if coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts your tenancy.
A notary public in Victoria is a senior lawyer who is responsible for certifying and attesting documents intended for use anywhere in the world. The Society represents the practising Notaries Public in Victoria.
15 March 2018 by Ursula Stanisich: Barrister and Nationally Accredited Mediator
The Small Estates Officer and Registrar of the Magistrates' Court only deal with applications for basic grants of representation. They cannot provide assistance in contentious or doubtful applications. In all cases, proof that establishes the identity and right or relationship of an applicant is required. Fees apply for these services.
An estimated 1.1 million Victorians store their wills at home where they can be misplaced, stolen, lost or damaged through house fires, floods or storms. Don't risk it! Store your Will securely with the Will Bank of Victoria (free for all Victorians).
Disclaimer: The material presented here relates to the law as it applies in the state of Victoria. It is intended as a general guide only. Readers should not act on the basis of any material in this print-out without getting legal advice about their own particular situations.
Welcome to the Probate Online Advertising System. Advertisements of an applicant's intention to apply for Probate and Administration must be published on this website. The fee to publish an advertisement is currently AUD$26.00 and is payable by Visa Card or Mastercard. There is no fee payable to search for an advertisement.
Below are areas of grave concern in the current Victorian Mental Health Act that need to be changed to protect children and parental rights: CHILDREN CAN CONSENT TO ELECTROSHOCK (ECT): In this day
At VCAT, we help people resolve their disputes. Find out what types of disputes we can help with, how it works and how to get started. How VCAT can help video transcript At VCAT, the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal, we help people solve different types of disputes.
VCAT recently piloted online dispute resolution (ODR) as a means of resolving small civil claims. This video imagines a not-too-distant future in which the ODR platform has been implemented.
When you can't afford a lawyer these links to legal assistance organisations their publications can help.