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Legal Aid Agency (LAA)
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
The home of Legal Aid Agency on GOV.UK.
Legal aid helps pay for legal advice, mediation or representation in court - see if you can claim
Find a legal adviser or solicitor near you - search by name, postcode, town, area of law
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.
General information including on costs assessment and remuneration for civil and crime matters.
Use these letters to ask for documents from the police, courts and other agencies to help you get legal aid.
Controlled work form: client seeking legal help, help at court or family help (lower).
For use in calculating claims under the Litigators' Graduated Fee Scheme (LGFS) and Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS).
A new tender process is to be launched to provide Crime Defence Direct telephone legal advice for 12 months from 1 June 2020.
Overview, how to apply, where to send paperwork and how long the exceptional case funding (ECF) process takes.
Legal aid application forms and guidance for civil and crime work: apply online or through CCMS, deal with high cost or exceptional cases.
Determine financial eligibility for legal aid: check household income, calculate living costs, enforcement action, apply for hardship or eligibility review.
A statement of your earnings, including overtime, bonus or commission, for the last 3 months.
How to work out financial eligibility for legal aid: income and capital means testing, passporting and the civil legal aid calculator.
We are updating our guidance to reflect regulatory changes on the new Stalking Protection Orders which are being introduced from 20 January 2020.
Claim for payment for criminal legal aid work in crown courts under the Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme or the Litigators' Graduated Fee Scheme.
Crown Court legal aid graduated fee guidance for barristers and solicitors.
The 2018 Standard Civil Contract governs the provision of face-to-face legal aid services in all civil categories.
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