Free legal resources
Need legal advice? Here's a list of free legal resources you can contact to help.
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Whether you want to draw up a cohabitation contract or a will, want to know what your rights as a father are, or need help to receive maintenance from your children's biological father, you don't need to hire an expensive legal adviser. Contact any of these free organisations:

Women’s Legal Centre:

www.wlce.co.za (021) 4211 380

Family Law Clinic:

www.familylawclinic.org.za

Legal Aid:

www.legal-aid.co.za

Lawyers for Human Rights:

www.lhr.org.za

Legal Aid Clinics, nationwide:

  • University of Cape Town: (021) 650 3551
  • University of Durban-Westville: (031) 204 4445/4821
  • University of Fort Hare: (04060) 22236
  • University of the Orange Free State: (051) 401 2451
  • University of Natal (Durban): (031) 260 2867
  • University of Natal (Pietermaritzburg): (033) 260 5778
  • University of the North: (015) 268 2903
  • University of the North West: (018) 389 2510
  • University of Port Elizabeth: (041) 504 2190
  • Potchefstroom University: (018) 299 1950
  • University of Pretoria: (012) 420 4158
  • Rand Afrikaans University: (011) 489 2141
  • Rhodes University: (046) 603 8427
  • University of South Africa: (012) 429 8439
  • University of Stellenbosch: (021) 808 3195/2
  • University of Venda: (015) 962 8217
  • Vista University (Bloemfontein Campus): (051) 505 1386
  • University of the Western Cape: (021) 959 2756; www.communitylawcentre.org.za
  • University of the Witwatersrand: (011) 717 8562
  • University of Zululand: (035) 902-6192 or 793 3911

Useful downloads and contracts, free:

At www.funeralguide.co.za you can download free documents, such as a will template. It’s very simple and free of charge. There’s also a section on important points to consider when drawing up a will. You can also email: info@funeralguide.co.za

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