Legal advice

Youth Legal Service provides legal advice in the following areas, subject to capacity:

Youth Legal Service provides legal advice on all criminal matters and traffic offences for children and young people under 25 years of age, for offences within Western Australia.

Youth Legal Service provides legal advice and casework to establish liability and negotiate with insurers or claimants, but does not provide court representation. The provision of this service is dependent on caseloads.

Youth Legal Service provides legal advice on contracts such as personal credit matters, gym memberships and telephone contracts, including establishing the capacity to contract, contractual obligations and unconscionable contracts.

Youth Legal Service provides advice to children and young people as to their legal rights and responsibilities and accessing personal belongings and papers.

Note: we are able to provide one-off legal advice about most matters, however if it is not within our area of expertise we can provide a referral.

Youth Legal Service does not provide advice in the following areas of the law:

  • Family law matters (such as divorce, custody, child support, property settlement)
  • Care and protection matters (Department of Child Protection)
  • Immigration matters
  • Personal injury matters and/or workers compensation
  • Copyright matters
  • Employment law matters
  • Tenancy matters
  • Defamation matters
  • Taxation matters
  • Property matters
  • Social security matters
  • Commercial law matters
  • Conveyancing
  • Neighbourhood/fencing disputes
  • Medical negligence
  • Wills and estates
Need Legal Advice?

If you require an interview with a lawyer on a legal matter please phone 9202 1688 to make an appointment, or fill out the online application form below and a staff member will get back to you.


Legal Information, advice and assistance will be provided in line with the Government of Western Australia’s COVID Safety Plan.

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