Welcome to RCJ Advice

We deliver free legal advice to people with a court case in the civil and family courts in England and Wales. All our services are available by email, phone and over zoom.

Update: Our August appointments are fully booked and we are not offering any further appointments during this month

  • If you have an appointment booked this will go ahead
  • If you have submitted an assessment form for civil or family legal advice we will be in touch and if we can help you we will offer you a September appointment slot
  • If this it too late for you, or you haven't yet submitted an assessment form please see other civil legal organisations or other family legal organisations that can help you
  • All our other legal advice and support services continue to fully operate and this website contains details of how to contact them.

Please also see our signposting list of other organisations that can advise you. You can contact us in emergency or for help finding an organisation by emailing us: admin@rcjadvice.org.uk

These are listed below and please see the website page for the service you need for further details.

Our other advice projects include:

Domestic abuse - We deliver free legal advice for women survivors and you can call us on 0203 745 7707 or email us flows@rcjadvice.org.uk.

If you want legal protection via a non-molestation order or occupation order please register for CourtNav FL401 This is available to anyone and is available all the time, including bank holidays.

SPIPS - We deliver the Separated Parents Information Programme (SPIP) by zoom. This is a 4 hour course which looks at how to put the needs of children first during separation. If you have a court order SPIPS are provided free. If you want to attend a SPIP privately there is a charge. Please contact SPIPS@rcjadvice.org.uk

Time Together child contact - you can apply for a self referral place for 6 supervised or 6 supported child contact sessions. Ring our team on 07766 682936 Monday - Thursday

Housing - Our legal aid housing team provide advice on a range of housing issues if you are entitled to legal aid such as threatened eviction, or homelessness and can be contacted at housing@rcjadvice.org.uk o

Employment - If you need advice on employment problems you are facing and you live in London please email our team on elas@rcjadvice.org.uk and we can help if we are able to. Also see our employment page on this website for our referral form.

If you have any queries about how the courts are changing the way they are dealing with cases please check www.gov.uk for for the latest announcements.

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