Law and Justice in Your Community

Law Week 2018: This year's theme is “Law and Justice in Your Community”, with events that have been developed to include people from diverse backgrounds, organisations and perspectives. Photo: Shutterstock.
Law Week 2018: This year's theme is “Law and Justice in Your Community”, with events that have been developed to include people from diverse backgrounds, organisations and perspectives. Photo: Shutterstock.

Law Week is a nationwide initiative to promote community awareness and understanding of the law, the legal system and the legal profession. The annual event is held in May and helps to promote public understanding of the law and its role in society.​

Courts, legal agencies, solicitors, barristers, police and of course public libraries are all encouraged to get involved to help inform the public about services and programs that are available 

Know your rights: Legal issues can often be complicated. It is important to know your rights and how to proceed in any legal matter. Photo: Shutterstock.

Know your rights: Legal issues can often be complicated. It is important to know your rights and how to proceed in any legal matter. Photo: Shutterstock.

The theme of Law Week for 2018 is “Law and Justice in Your Community”, with events that have been developed to include people from diverse backgrounds, organisations and perspectives. 

There are many events and opportunities to get involved in, along with the chance to take advantage of information regarding:

  • Connecting people with the legal profession
  • Knowing your legal rights
  • Find a lawyer tool
  • Find legal answers tool
  • Pro bono schemes
  • Alternative dispute resolutions
  • Education and High School inititaives
  • Employment opportunities
  • How to make a complaint regarding legal issues

Law firms across the Central West will hosting events and providing expert advice on everything legal during Law Week, with Lithgow firms looking forward to the opportunity.

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Barry F Cosier & Associates Solicitors have a long and well established history of providing professional legal services to the local and surrounding communities. They are able to provide a full range of services to clients and are confident all their legal needs will be efficiently attended to.

Their professional legal services are based on experience, knowledge and expertise, with qualified and specialised legal services provided in all areas of law.

Higgins Lawyers also provide expert legal advice to Lithgow and Central Western NSW, the Blue Mountains, and the Mid-North Coast.

Their dedicated team are skilled across the legal spectrum and will help ease worry and confusion by keeping you informed every step of the way, in a simple manner you can understand.

​From your first enquiry to final outcome, you will be informed of all costs, receive detailed information about how your case will be handled, and be seen promptly for appointments. Above all, your matter will be dealt with understanding, respect and privacy.

Make sure you take the opportunity to check out Law Week and get all the legal answers you need. Law Week will run from Monday, May 14 to Sunday, May 18.

For those looking to host an even or for more information visit https://www.lawweek.com.au/

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