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Domestic Violence Legal Service

Domestic Violence Legal Service

The Domestic Violence Legal Service (DVLS) is a free service for people experiencing or at risk of domestic and family violence in the Darwin and Greater Darwin region.

DVLS provides free confidential legal advice on applying for a domestic violence order; varying or revoking an existing domestic violence order, police domestic violence orders, and referrals to support services and other legal services.

DVLS may also provide legal representation through our duty lawyer service at the Darwin Local Court.


Darwin / Palmerston
1st Floor, Zone B, Nichols Place, Crn Cavenagh Street and Bennett Street, DARWIN
(08) 8999 7977 Freecall NT Legal Aid 1800 019 343
Hours of Operation: 
8:00am - 4:00pm Monday to Friday
Service Categories: 
Domestic Violence Services
Legal Services
Disability Access: 
Eligibility Criteria: 
Clients should call to make an appointment for a free legal advice in Darwin or Palmerston. A duty lawyer service is available at the Darwin Local Court on Tuesdays and Fridays for the weekly domestic violence lists.