Legal aid allows people to get help from a lawyer or solicitor for their legal problems. The Legal Aid Board can provide funding for people to get legal advice and representation and it is available to assist with the legal cost in connection with a range of subject areas including Family Law, Divorce and Separation, Compensation Claims, Wills and Powers of Attorney, Criminal Law. Motherwell Lawyers lists lawyers and solicitors who can offer legal aid to client in Motherwell, Hamilton, Bellshill, Wishaw, Airdrie, Coatbridge and throughout Lanarkshire.

Applying for legal

Only those who are financially eligible receive legal aid. So it is essential that the information you provide about your circumstances is complete and accurate. If you are granted legal aid you will be required to tell the Legal Aid Board about any changes in your circumstances, where appropriate. There are different kinds of legal aid which apply to different types of case. These different types of legal aid are assessed differently. For example, the rules for qualifying for legal aid in a criminal court case are very different from those which apply in a civil case. It is therefore important that you choose a lawyer who has experience of legal aid in relation to the type of case you require assistance with.

Many of the solicitors listed on Motherwell Lawyers offer legal aid to clients in Motherwell and surrounding areas such as New Stevenson, Wishaw, Bellshill and Hamilton. The legal aid solicitor you choose will be able to give you further information about whether you qualify for legal aid.