Legal Advice

Getting You The Right Legal Help

At East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau, we can get you the right legal help. Although we don’t give out legal advice directly (as we are not solicitors), we are your first port of call. We can explain the legal system and advise you of the next steps to take.

Legal Advice

Our advisers can put you in touch with the correct legal services for your queries. So, you can be sure you’re getting the right help from the right people.

  • The legal system
  • Civil rights
  • Discrimination
  • Brexit
  • Immigration
  • Personal injuries
  • Parking tickets
  • Employment law
  • Family law
  • Divorce and separation
  • Taking legal action
  • Small claims
  • Legal aid

Your Legal and Civil Rights

As a citizen of Scotland, the UK and indeed the world, you have certain basic rights. For example, the right to life, freedom and equality, safety and privacy. These rights are protected by the courts. So, if you feel you are being treated unjustly, we can point you towards the right legal assistance.

The Legal System

The Scottish and UK legal and court systems are complex, and you may need some help to understand them. We are on hand explain how it all works and what kind of legal help is available to you. We can give information on finding a legal adviser, talk about legal costs and legal aid, and show you where to find further free or low-cost advice.

Make an appointment

East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau’s legal advice services are free for all who need them. If you have any legal queries, please get in touch and make an appointment at any of our outreach surgeries or call into one of our drop-in services. Also, if you have any special requirements that would require a home visit please contact us on 0141 775 3220 or email us here and state your needs. Everything we discuss will stay confidential, and we can guide you towards the right legal help.

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