Fact Sheets and Media releases

South East Solicitor Referral List

South East Community Legal Service compiles and regularly updates a list of private solicitors within Mount Gambier and the South East of South Australia. This list provides their contact details,  areas of law practiced and whether they do legal aid funded criminal and family law work. Last updated: 8 February, 2017



This section contains plain English fact sheets that have been written or checked by a solicitor. Please check the fact sheet for the date of the last update.  The information contained within these fact sheets is written for people resident in, or affected by, the laws of South Australia, Australia only.

Please note that these fact sheets provide general information only and do not constitute legal advice. If you do have a legal problem please see a lawyer for advice about your particular situation before making a decision about what to do.


Buying A Car

Tips and information to consider when buying a car

Character Reference Guide

Tips for an effective character reference to accompany a guilty plea.

Door to Door Sales and Telemarketing Campaign

Fed up with being harassed by salespeople knocking on your door and calling you on the phone trying to sell you products you do not want? Read our fact sheet to learn how to stop these unsolicited contacts.

Employment Issues Resources

Information on the resources available when you are having issues regarding your employment.

Family Breakdown and Debt

Information on dealing with debts after a relationship breakdown. 

Family Law Resources for Mount Gambier

A list of useful, local community services that may be able to assist you at times of separation, divorce and with parenting issues.

Legal Aid

Information about eligibility criteria and the process of legal aid in South Australia.

Procedure for Self-represented Guilty Pleas 

Advice on how to present yourself in court and information to assist in representing yourself when pleading guilty.

Police questioning and Arrest in South Australia

Tips on communicating with police and your rights after arrest.

Need a Lawyer?

Details on the services offered by South East Community Legal Service.


View our Fact Sheets and Media Releases for information on a range of legal topics.

SECLS offers legal seminars to community workers, groups, agencies, cultural associations and the public. Links to Community and Legal Services that may assist you.