Your local Community Law Centre can give you free initial legal advice, help you apply for legal aid and find a legal aid lawyer, and may be able to provide ongoing legal help, depending on your situation.
Find a family lawyer
This New Zealand Law Society website will help you find a family lawyer in your local area.
Find a legal aid lawyer
This is an online database of legal aid lawyers.
Public Defence Service
This website provides information about the Public Defence Service. They can represent defendants in criminal cases where legal aid has been granted.
Ministry of Justice
Information about legal aid and other legal assistance schemes. Legal aid forms are also available online.