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Fines, debt and money
Are you in debt, considering bankruptcy or does someone owe you money? Do you have unpaid fines?
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A guide for people who owe or are owed a debt of $20,000 or less and are going through the court process.
This chapter of the Law handbook covers debt, including demands for payment, going to court, and enforcing the judgment debt.
An easy to read guide to solving problems with debt in NSW, including how to respond to debt recovery action in the Local Court of NSW.
Find information about restitution, including what it is, who has to pay, and the payment process.
Guided pathways are self-help tools that aim to help you resolve your legal problems. Guided pathways available: Mortgage Stress, Unpaid Council Rates, Recovering Money, Resolving Fencing Disputes, Being Chased for Money, Problems with Utilities, FineFixer NSW, Traffic Offences, Motor Vehicle Accidents Problem Solver.
This guide is published by the Commonwealth Department of Social Services. It has detailed information on social security law, including income and assets, rates and payment methods, and income management.
This guide explains what you can do if you are owed money, or if someone is chasing you for money.
A guide to dealing with disputes about goods, including getting your goods back, being chased for goods, and going to court. It includes sample forms and letters.
This looseleaf service has detailed information on topics including social security legislation, pensions, family payments, newstart, mature age and youth allowances, reviews, and appeals.
Looking for more? The State Library has a wealth of legal information in its collections. Try searching our various resources to find more.