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Civil cases


Civil legal assistance helps people to get legal advice or to put their civil case in court. It may be free or you may have to pay something towards it.


Examples of civil cases:

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For full information, read our leaflet  Civil legal aid - info for applicants (PDF).

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Legal Aid News

20, May, 2016

Revised dates for SNSIAP accreditation, audits and peer review

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19, May, 2016

Courts research calls for appraisal of support in small claims disputes

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09, May, 2016

Annual update on the Quality Assurance Scheme for Criminal Legal Assistance

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04, May, 2016

LAOL downtime - Saturday 28th May

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07, Apr, 2016

SSDT finding on Gerard Tierney

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29, Mar, 2016

Legal aid BSL videos now available

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23, Mar, 2016

Iain Robertson to retire as SLAB Chairman after 10 years in post

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03, Mar, 2016

Determination by Scottish Ministers following the case of WF v Scottish Ministers

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18, Dec, 2015

SLAB's annual report for 2014-2015 published

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