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Family law | Legal Guides

If you or your family are affected by the issues raised in this section, you can find more information and access services using the links below.

We also recommend that you seek independent legal advice.

An Garda Siochána

If you are concerned about domestic violence, or other crime, you can contact your local Garda station.

Citizens Information Centres

Citizens Information Centres can provide information about organisations that support victims of domestic violence, depending on your circumstances.


The National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence (Cosc) provides help, support and information for those affected by domestic or sexual violence.

  • Visit the Cosc website

Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC)

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The Courts Service

You can find information for service users, forms, and contact details for services, on the Courts Service website.