Legal & Advocacy Issues

Free Advice

A child turning 16 is entitled to live independently of their parents. You may need to seek legal advice if you need guardianship. For some young people, you will need to do this once they turn 20 years of age. For a free confidential service call:

Nelson
Nelson Bays Community Law Service

Ph: (03) 548 1288 or Toll free 0800 246 146

Blenheim
Marlborough Community Law Service
Ph: (03) 577 9919

Lawyers

Steven Zindel LL.M (Hons), Zindels Barristers & Solicitors, 21 New St, P O Box 1023, Nelson Telephone (03) 548 3268 Email office@zindels.co.nz

Public Trust

Nelson
9 Buxton Square, P O Box 441, Nelson
Ph: 0800 371 471 Email info@publictrust.co.nz Website www.publictrust.co.nz


Blenheim

The Forum Building, Cnr Queen & High Streets, Blenheim P O Box 40, Blenheim 7240
Ph: 0800 371 471 Email info@publictrust.co.nz Website www.publictrust.co.nz

Beneficiaries & Unwaged Workers Trust Nelson

Providing information and advice on welfare laws. Advocating for people who have problems with governmental agencies. Contact:
Jill Preston or Lewis Martin (Hours Mon – Thurs 9.30 am to 3.00 pm)
31 Selwyn Place, Nelson Telephone (03) 548 8171