Emera Smith services during COVID-19: View our guidelines here

The team at Emera Smith continue to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are here to support you through this difficult time.

With the recent easing of restrictions in Victoria in October 2020, we are able to offer free initial face-to-face appointments. 

For those who prefer, we will also continue to offer free initial appointments by phone and video conference.

We continue to stay up to date on the operations of the courts during this period and will convey any important information to you, about your specific case, whenever necessary.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch by phone or email:

Phone: 03 8625 8957

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