Emma House

Legal Program

Emma House operates an in-house community Legal Service, funded by Victorian Legal Aid. The full time solicitor is supported by locum solicitors to provide duty lawyer services at the three local courts – Warrnambool, Hamilton & Portland. This is a confidential legal service for women who reside in South West Victoria. Our legal program can assist with:

  • Advice
  • Intervention Order applications
  • Intervention Order representation at the Warrnambool, Hamilton & Portland Magistrates Courts
  • Advocacy
  • VOCAT applications
  • Family Law Matters
  • Partner Visa Exemptions – Family Violence Provisions
  • Any other matters related to your domestic violence circumstances
Legal Program