Call: 01254 67 22 22
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We are able to grant emergency Legal Aid to enable clients to get to court the same day if appropriate. Even though you are employed and not in receipt of benefits you may still qualify for public funding and it is worth speaking to us as we are able to calculate this for you in a matter of minutes.
We offer Legal Aid across all family disputes, however for some cases evidence of domestic abuse / child abuse may be required to obtain Legal Aid – See ‘Can I still get Legal Aid?’ below.
Legal Aid is still available for advice and assistance in relation to domestic abuse including any warning letters, obtaining injunctions or forced marriage protection orders. Legal Aid is still subject to income and capital requirements and the legal aid eligibility calculator can be found here.
If you believe that you may qualify for legal aid you will need to bring 3 month bank statements and identification to your appointment. The bank statements will need to be up to date.
Legal aid may also be available for other issues if you have previously suffered domestic abuse and can obtain proof of that domestic abuse including any of the following:-
If you can provide evidence of any of the above then subject to income and capital (click here for the eligibility calculator) you should still be eligible for legal aid in relation to issues around the children, divorce and finances.
It may also be possible obtain legal aid if you can prove that your ex partner is suspected of physical or sexual child abuse.
Please telephone 01254 67 22 22 and make an appointment to discuss further however you will need to bring evidence of your income and the domestic abuse evidence (if appropriate) to the first appointment as you will not qualify for Legal Aid without it.
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