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Pine Rivers Community Legal Service

The Pine Rivers Community Legal Service provides general legal assistance.

Mediation Services: mediation@encircle.org.au  

  • Provided at no cost.
  • For those who need to sort out their financial situation after separation and/or are experiencing disadvantage.

Pine Rivers Magistrates Court:

  • Duty Lawyer Service for Domestic and Family matters
  • Child Protection Duty Lawyer Services
Street address:

4A/481 Gympie Road
STRATHPINE QLD 4500

Mailing address:

PO Box 489
LAWNTON QLD 4501

Tel:
(07) 3889 0063
Information - Getting there:

Use the same car park as the QLD Transport Department

Hours & appointment times:

No over the phone or email  legal advice available.  

Walk-in service

  • Every Thursday 5.45pm until 7.00pm. (No appointment needed)

Pre-booked Appointment Times

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 9:00am to 3:00pm.
  • Evenings on Tuesdays and Thursdays  

Office Hours

  • Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm
Key services:
  • Community legal education
  • Information and referral
  • Legal advice
  • family law self representation service
  • Generalist legal service
  • mediation service
Service delivery methods:
  • Booked appointments
  • Drop in legal advice consultation
Areas of law:
  • Child contact and residency
  • Child protection
  • Child support
  • Child/Spousal maintenance
  • Consumer complaints
  • Contracts
  • Credit
  • Debt
  • Divorce and seperation
  • DNA testing
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug offences
  • Family violence
  • Insurance
  • Motor vehicle offences
  • Neighbourhood disputes
  • Offences against persons
  • Offences against property/other
  • Paternity
  • Personal injuries and workers compensation
  • Property
  • Public Nuisance
  • Victims of crime
Additional areas of law:
  • Drafting Court Documents (Thursday)
  • Mediation (see email above)
  • Pine Rivers Magistrates Court
  • Please note this Service no longer draft Wills.
Regional centres:

FRC Strathpine

  • 16 Mecklem Street, Strathpine
  • Every Tuesday 4.30pm - 6.30pm

FRC Chermside

  • Suite 9, Level 1, Westfield Shopping Centre
  • Every Thursday 1pm - 6.30pm  

Bribie Island Neighbourhood Centre

  • 9 Verdoni St, Bellara
  • Thursday bimonthly, 9.45am - 3pm 

Pine Rivers Magistrate Court

  • DV Duty every Wednesday and CP Duty
  • Every 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursday of the month
Generalist service:
  • Family law
More information:

Please note this service does not advise in areas of:

  • Commercial and financial matters such as corporations law, investments, tax, financial products;
  • Immigration;
  • Native Title;
  • Conveyancing;
  • Personal injuries and medical negilgence;
  • Binding Financial Agreements; and
  • Employment law.