Legal help

Legal Aid SA can help you if you are: facing eviction; having problems with your employer; part of a family dispute; accused of a crime; dealing with a contractual issue; or a community that needs legal help. It provides legal representation and advice to those who cannot afford it. All nine provinces are serviced by its 64 justice centres and 64 satellite offices, offering walk-in legal services. There is also a toll-free advice line (0800 110 110), available weekdays, from 7am to 7pm. Visit www.legal-aid.co.za or follow the organisation on Twitter and Facebook: @LegalAidSA1

If you can’t afford a lawyer, the UCT Law Clinic can help you with civil matters such as divorces, evictions, accidents, contractual disputes and more.