Families living in Seaqaqa, Macuata, can now access free legal aid services after the Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama opened a Legal Aid office for Seaqaqa community.
The Seaqaqa office is the latest addition to the expanding reach of the Legal Aid Commission. Fijians today have a greater access to justice than compared to the past.
Prime Minister Bainimarama has urged the community in Seaqaqa to utilize the services well.
“At this office, you can obtain advice, free-of-charge, to assist with witnessing documents, such as birth certificates, academic transcripts and so on, dealing with landlord and tenant related issues, drafting wills and helping with probate matters. And with their knowledge and expertise to help guide you, you can all, more easily than ever before, wield the tremendous power of the rule of law for your benefit and the benefit of your families.”