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Duty solicitors rotas, lists, standard crime contract 2017 and contact details.
Legal aid application forms and guidance for civil and crime work: apply online or through CCMS, deal with high cost or exceptional cases.
General information including on costs assessment and remuneration for civil and crime matters.
How to work out financial eligibility for legal aid: income and capital means testing, passporting and the civil legal aid calculator.
Determine financial eligibility for legal aid: check household income, calculate living costs, enforcement action, apply for hardship or eligibility review.
Overview, how to apply, where to send paperwork and how long the exceptional case funding (ECF) process takes.
For use in calculating claims under the Litigators' Graduated Fee Scheme (LGFS) and Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS).
Crown Court legal aid graduated fee guidance for barristers and solicitors.
Claim for payment for criminal legal aid work in crown courts under the Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme or the Litigators' Graduated Fee Scheme.
The rules for legal aid providers, including the interests of justice and means tests, relevant legislation, and making an application.
Submit crime and civil claims for payment.
The Criminal Cases Unit is responsible for assessing a range of claims paid out of Central Funds.
Legal aid providers: test scope, merits and means; access legislation and regulations; use the civil legal aid calculator and manual.
Guidance about expert witnesses in cases funded by legal aid, including fees, prior authority and provisions for specific types of expert.
Information on business as usual restart dates and changes to current operational COVID-19 contingency ways of working.
Use claim forms or claim online, eg using CCMS, to get paid for all aspects of legal aid work; find guidance and help with submissions.
Care Case Fee Scheme (CCFS), QC/2 Counsel Events, and detailed case plans to use when a legal-aid-funded family case becomes high cost.
Guidance on working with clients and making applications.
The 2018 Standard Civil Contract governs the provision of face-to-face legal aid services in all civil categories.
Use the CRM14 eForm to apply for criminal legal aid online.
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