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Find out if you can get legal aid, which can help pay for legal advice, family mediation or representation in court or at a tribunal if you can’t afford it
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Legal aid helps pay for legal advice, mediation or representation in court - see if you can claim
How to get free and confidential advice from Civil Legal Advice in England and Wales.
Duty solicitors rotas, lists, standard crime contract 2017 and contact details.
Crown Court fee claims guidance updated with new and revised forms for submissions with representation orders on or after 17 September 2020.
Controlled work form: client seeking legal help, help at court or family help (lower).
Use these letters to ask for documents from the police, courts and other agencies to help you get legal aid.
Crown Court legal aid graduated fee guidance for barristers and solicitors.
General information including on costs assessment and remuneration for civil and crime matters.
Legal aid application forms and guidance for civil and crime work: apply online or through CCMS, deal with high cost or exceptional cases.
Overview, how to apply, where to send paperwork and how long the exceptional case funding (ECF) process takes.
Determine financial eligibility for legal aid: check household income, calculate living costs, enforcement action, apply for hardship or eligibility review.
For use in calculating claims under the Litigators' Graduated Fee Scheme (LGFS) and Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS).
A statement of your earnings, including overtime, bonus or commission, for the last 3 months.
Submit crime and civil claims for payment.
How to work out financial eligibility for legal aid: income and capital means testing, passporting and the civil legal aid calculator.
The 2018 Standard Civil Contract governs the provision of face-to-face legal aid services in all civil categories.
We’re launching online ‘webinar’ training events in October 2020 to ‘help us say yes’ when we receive your applications and claims.
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