What to do with fines when you’re under 18
If you’d like help, contact Youthlaw or Victoria Legal Aid.
The law is different for people under 18.
If you are under 18, you can get free legal advice from Youthlaw or Victoria Legal Aid. There is a good chance you can have your fine reduced or avoid paying your fine.
- If you are under 18, or were under 18 when you got the fine
Get help first
Don't pay your fine until you've spoken to someone at Youthlaw or Victoria Legal Aid about your situation
Contact Youthlaw or Victoria Legal Aid
Youthlaw provide free and confidential legal information and advice for young people.
(03) 9611 2412 (9am to 5pm Monday to Friday)
You can drop into Youthlaw’s free fines clinic every Friday. Youthlaw are located at Frontyard, 19 King Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000.
Victoria Legal Aid
Call Victoria Legal Aid on 1300 792 387, Monday to Friday, 8.45 am to 5.15 pm.
You can also visit the Victoria Legal Aid website for more information.