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Legal aid

Last updated: 22 August 2017

Alternatives to legal aid

If your application for legal aid isn't successful or you don't want to pay towards the costs of legal aid, you have other options.

For example:

Even if you think you'll need to pay for legal advice or representation at court from a private solicitor, getting free advice could be a good way to talk through your options first.

You could try:

Or a law centre, they have solicitors and other advisers who can give you free legal advice.

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Legal aid
Alternatives to legal aid