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Easy Read Resources

The Legal Services Commission seeks to give all South Australians equal access to justice by providing legal information, legal advice and legal education to all.

The Legal Services Commission has created some Easy Read Resources on common legal topics. Easy Read Resources make information easier to understand by:

  • using plain language
  • using short sentences
  • explaining legal words
  • sharing only key messages
  • using pictures to explain some ideas. 

The Easy Read Resources are currently available in PDF format below.

Easy Read Resources

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Do you have a court date? Easy Read Guide

Have you been charged with an offence? Do you have a court date? If yes, this easy read resource sets out what you need to do.

Published
27-07-2017
PDF
111kb
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Free Legal Help Easy Read Guide

This easy read resource sets out what to do if you have a legal problem, including what services are available at the Legal Services Commission and how to access them.

Published
20-06-2017
PDF
373kb

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Free Legal Help Flip Book

Do you have a legal problem? This easy read resource shows there are many ways the Legal Services Commission can help. We can assist you when you visit one of our offices, when you call our Legal Helpline or online.

Published
28-07-2015
PDF
593kb
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Going to Court about your child's welfare? Easy Read Guide

This easy read resource sets out what to do if you are going to court about your child's welfare, including how to access the services available through the Legal Services Commission.

Published
08-11-2018
PDF
499kb
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Has your child been removed? Easy Read Guide

This easy read resource sets out what you can expect after welfare authorities have removed your child, and how you can access legal advice and representation from the Legal Services Commission.

Published
06-08-2019
PDF
580kb
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Laws to protect people from sexual abuse Easy Read Guide

This easy read resource sets out the laws that protect people from sexual abuse and where help is available.

Published
20-06-2017
PDF
494kb
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Legal Health Check-Up Guide

This easy read legal health check can help you work out if you have a legal problem – it could be any kind of common problem ranging from fencing disputes to funeral policies to phone scams, as well as domestic violence matters, wills and workplace bullying. Individuals are encouraged to consider questions about their ‘legal health’ on this form, and if they identify any issue...
Published
20-06-2016
PDF
225kb
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Need a lawyer? Easy Read Guide

Are you under 18 years of age? Have you been charged with an offence? This easy read resource sets out what to do if you have been in court having been charged with an offence and you need a lawyer.

Published
21-11-2019
PDF
287kb