Legal advice

Legal advice at Studierendenwerk Heidelberg

Heidelberg student union offers students of affiliated higher education institutes legal advice within the student union's area of responsibility and field of duties. Unauthorised actions are not provided, i.e. no trials or written pleadings. Advice is only available during office hours and upon presentation of a valid student ID. It is not possible to distribute information by telephone or in written form. The legal advice offered by the Heidelberg student union is free of charge.

Legal advice
ServiceCenter am Uniplatz
Grabengasse 12
69117 Heidelberg

Office hours
Tue 14:30 - 16:00

Closed: 13.06.23

Legal advice at the district court in Heidelberg

The lawyers' association in Heidelberg offers free legal advice, given by its established lawyers from 13:00 to 15:00. More information and the actual appointments can be found here. Please be aware, that the appointments can change on short notice!

Amtsgericht Heidelberg
Kurfürstenanlage 15
Room 1210 and 1211
69115 Heidelberg

Legal aid and advice

There is advice and legal aid available for people with limited financial means so that they can use the help provided by lawyers and law courts. Aid is also available for extrajudicial advice and legal help, and you can obtain legal aid if a dispute in a court of law is unavoidable.
However, legal aid is subject to a €10 co-payment.
You can find information about application forms for advice and legal aid on the homepage of the city of Heidelberg here and here.

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