4. Help with legal costs

Legal aid

If you’re on a low income you may be able to get legal aid.

Free legal advice on the day

If you haven’t got help before, you can get last-minute legal help under the Housing Possession Court Duty scheme.

The scheme runs in county courts in England and Wales. It provides you with a specialist adviser on the day of your hearing who can:

  • represent you
  • help you come to an arrangement with your mortgage lender to pay off your debts

To find out about the scheme in your area, contact your local council or the court where your case is being heard.

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