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Civil legal aid - Info for applicants

 

Gives information on civil legal aid and advice and assistance as well as explaining contributions and what you should expect from your solicitor.

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Access to Information

 

Your rights to information under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act (Scotland) 2002

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Guidance for opponents in civil legal aid cases

 

Someone involved in a civil court case may apply for legal aid. If you are also involved in the case, this could affect you. If your opponent has applied for legal aid, you can tell us of any concerns you have or give us relevant information. This is called “making representations".

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Children's Legal Assistance - Information for children

 

Information for children on children’s legal assistance in children’s hearings and related court cases. 

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Children's Legal Assistance - Information for adults and young people

 

Information for adults and young people on children’s legal assistance in children’s hearings and related court cases.

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Legal Aid News

12, Oct, 2017

Changes to SLAB’s approach to monitoring of legal services

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11, Oct, 2017

Evaluations of grant funding advice programmes published

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29, Sep, 2017

Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance

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