The Tasmanian Aboriginal Community Legal Service (TACLS) has offices in Hobart and Launceston and provides legal advice, advice and representation throughout the state. Our team consists of experienced lawyers, community customer service representatives and dedicated administrative staff. Member of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services, the national umbrella organization for all ATSILS, and regularly attends meetings; member of CTC Tas, the state agency that represents CLCs throughout the state. TACLS is both an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSIL) Legal Service and a Community Legal Centre (CLC). This means that we: Promote social justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; promoting the right of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to empowerment, identity and culture; ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people enjoy their rights, are aware of their responsibilities under the law and have access to appropriate advice, support and representation; reduce the disproportionate participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the criminal justice system; and promote the review of legislation and other practices that discriminate against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. *Conditions apply to continuing support issues or court appointments (not ownership issues); Department of Disputes relating to Social Services (Child Protection); Domestic violence intervention orders plaintiff or defendant; General support for filling out forms. TACLS` family law lawyers oversee the federal circuit and family law courts in Tasmania.