Learn what support is available when dealing with the legal system, this includes judges, lawyers, police.
We will talk about:
- How to support and protect yourself when attending court and speaking to police.
- What to expect when attending court, including protecting your emotional wellbeing.
- Know what to expect of the legal system and who to go to for support
- Ways to stay resilient.
- Build awareness of what services can do for you when it is not safe to speak to police.
With guest speakers from:
Inner Melbourne Community Legal Centre – Police Accountability
Flat Out – how workers can avoid colluding with the system and how does that look when receiving support
Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS) – ways we can help and support people navigating the criminal system, from policing to court to prisons.
Law and Advocacy Centre for Women – ways they provide support and navigating the legal system yourself
Court Network – preparing for court and getting support for court
This is a hybrid session available on zoom and in-person for women, non-binary and gender diverse people.
Women, non-binary and gender diverse people living in Victoria welcome.