At Clodes we are committed to helping people in their time of need. We appreciate that you may have concerns about funding your matter and so if you believe that you may qualify for Legal Aid please contact one of our team who will be able to discuss with you whether qualify and if applicable explain what happens next.
Do I qualify for Legal Aid?
There are various factors which will be taken into account when considering whether you may qualify for Legal Aid including:
- Household income
- Any savings you have
- If you receive certain benefits, such as income support, income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, guaranteed state pension credit etc
What areas of law can I get Legal Aid for?
Not all areas of law have government funding available for Legal Aid. The areas of law that we cover which can be paid for by Legal Aid currently are:
- Family Law – Cases with domestic violence. The Ministry of Justice provides guidance concerning the types evidence required https://www.gov.uk/legal-aid/domestic-abuse-or-violence
- Children Law
- Mental Health
- Criminal Proceedings