Legal Aid Agency (LAA)
Duty solicitors rotas, lists, standard crime contract 2017 and contact details.
General information including on costs assessment and remuneration for civil and crime matters.
For use in calculating claims under the Litigators' Graduated Fee Scheme (LGFS) and Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS).
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 review.
How to work out financial eligibility for legal aid: income and capital means testing, passporting and the civil legal aid calculator.
Guidance about expert witnesses in cases funded by legal aid, including fees, prior authority and provisions for specific types of expert.
List of services that the LAA online portal provides, terms and conditions, and help.
Overview, how to apply, where to send paperwork and how long the exceptional case funding (ECF) process takes.
Claim for payment for criminal legal aid work in crown courts under the Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme or the Litigators' Graduated Fee Scheme.
The 2018 Standard Civil Contract governs the provision of face-to-face legal aid services in all civil categories.
Crown Court legal aid graduated fee guidance for barristers and solicitors.
The Criminal Cases Unit is responsible for assessing a range of claims paid out of Central Funds.
Check timescales for LAA to process your work (for example, civil applications and bills).
The rules for legal aid providers, including the interests of justice and means tests, relevant legislation, and making an application.
Information for organisations interested in delivering face to face civil, and/or specialist legal advice by telephone.
Contract documents for providers of criminal legal aid services, 2017.
Care Case Fee Scheme (CCFS), Two/Leading Counsel Events, and detailed case plans to use when a legal-aid-funded family case becomes high cost.
Find specific information and funding guidance so you can run your mediation service according to Legal Aid Agency (LAA) contracts.
How CWA works online: how to claim, bulkloading, outcomes, new matter starts and guidance.
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