Find out more about what applying for legal aid involves
If you have questions about the application procedure, filling in forms or the types of documents you need to send, ask your solicitor or contact us.
We can’t give legal advice. we can only give information on applying for legal aid.
If you want advice specific to your case you will need to speak to your solicitor.
You'll usually need to show that you can't afford to pay for legal help yourself and your problem is serious. You may have to pay some money towards the legal costs of your case, or pay costs back later. You might not need to pay anything at all, depending on your financial position and the type of legal help you need.