Legal Advice

We provide free legal services, including advice and casework, in the following areas of law:

  • Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs)
  • Family law
  • Family violence and sexual assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Victims compensation
  • Credit and debt matters
  • Wills advice, Powers of Attorney and Guardianship (we do not draft these documents)
  • Discrimination
  • Consumer rights-buying goods and services
  • Employment
  • Minor traffic offences
  • Fines

Solicitors do not give legal advice in relation to neighbourhood disputes, conveyancing, commercial, taxation, criminal or immigration matters.

How do I get legal advice?

We provide legal advice by phone on set days and times.

Please call – (02) 4704 0207 or 1300 363 967

Tuesday 9:30am to 12:30pm
Wednesday 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday 9:30am to 12:30pm

Messages can be left outside these times and will be attended to by the next available solicitor.

Outreach locations

People living in Lithgow and Bathurst can access face to face appointments with a solicitor at our outreach locations. To make an appointment, please phone the outreach location directly.


Bathurst Neighbourhood Centre – Thursday once per month 
Please call (02) 6332 4866


Lithgow Community Projects – Monday & Thursday
Please call (02) 6351 2230 

Lithgow Information and Neighbourhood Centre –  fortnightly on Tuesday
Please call (02) 6352 2077

Our staff also attend Katoomba, Lithgow and Bathurst courts on the Apprehended Domestic Violence Order list days each week.

If we cannot assist you, we will always try to refer you to a service that can. Anyone who lives in the Blue Mountains, Lithgow, Oberon or Bathurst regions can contact us for information, advice and referral. All services are free. To find a service in your local area, click here.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work, the Darug, Gundungurra and Wiradjuri nations. We pay respect to past, present and future Elders, extending this respect to all Aboriginal people. We respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of our regions. CTBMCLC is is committed to honouring Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society.