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Laws exist to protect citizens and set out our rights and responsibilities. Legal advice can help solve problems that affect your everyday life, but understanding more yourself about what the law says can also help you to make important decisions.

There is lots of information available to help you understand your rights and the steps you can take to uphold them, but it can be hard to find.

Here you can find some of our own resources and guides, and links to helpful information provided by others.

Housing

What to do when your rented Property is in need of repair.

This Fact Sheet explains what people renting privately can expect from their landlord when the property they rent needs repairs.

Shelter Cymru provides good resources to help with lots of housing problems.

Family

FLOWS (Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors) have an online tool called CourtNav that helps you fill in an application for a non-molestation and / or occupation order to protect you from domestic abuse.

Immigration and Asylum

Eastgate Chambers work closely with the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups support organisations, Bawso, who manage the Welsh Refugee Service in Wrexham.

They offer Legal Aid for asylum and humanitarian protection claims, settlement protection, appeals, victims of trafficking and domestic abuse cases.

Community Care, Mental Health, Incapacity and Best Interests

Julie Burton Law, based in Caernarfon, works with clients, their carers and / or parents, to ensure they receive the community support they are entitled to in law.

Welfare Benefits

Citizens Advice can offer Welfare Benefits advice, including a benefits check and help to apply.

The Benefits Advice Shop, based in Rhyl with outreaches in Abergele, Prestatyn and Colwyn Bay, ensure that no person loses out due to lack of information or understand of the welfare benefits system by providing free, independent, professional advice.

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