If you have been affected by a disaster, you might have legal questions or concerns. Information about many of these is provided in our section. If you want further help, you can call or chat with us during weekdays. Look out for legal services at recovery centres who can also help you work out your options and connect you with further legal assistance if you need it.
Our section contains factsheets with legal information covering the most common legal issues that arise after a disaster, such as fencing and property concerns, destroyed Wills and documents or dealing with insurance and financial issues.
Another way to ask questions or get general information is via webchat. Webchat is available through Victoria Legal Aid, a Disaster Legal Help Partner. When available, the Legal Help Chat tab will appear at the bottom of your screen on .
Reviewed 01 December 2021