Legal aid is provides free/low contribution costs for your legal representation, mediation and advice to individuals who can’t otherwise afford to pay the cost of legal services. The goal is to provide everyone with access to justice, irrespective of their low income levels. Legal aid is available across a wide range of cases including those involving family law, criminal law, and immigration law.
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To determine your eligibility for legal aid, your income and assets will be evaluated, as some legal issues where legal aid is available may be means-tested. Additionally, you must have a legal issue that is covered by the scope of the legal aid regulations.
Here at National Legal Service, our Birmingham-based legal aid solicitors are dedicated to ensuring that legal guidance and representation is accessible to everyone. We provide a variety of legal services, including advice, representation, and advocacy to clients throughout Birmingham and surrounding areas. No matter what family law-related legal problem you are dealing with, and whether you’re located in Birmingham city centre, or further afield in Edgbaston, Austin Village or Aston Cross, our legal aid solicitors offer impartial, trusted legal advice.
If your issue relates to an area of family law, including divorce, child arrangements (custody), or domestic abuse, legal aid is could be an option available to you. Our legal aid solicitors in Birmingham can provide advice and representation for these types of problems, guaranteeing that you have the necessary support to safeguard your rights and your family’s wellbeing.
Financial support in the form of Legal Aid is available for some family law issues. Examples of typical cases under the expansive area of family law which may qualify for Legal Aid include:
National Legal Service’s West Midlands team is committed to providing accessible support, delivered by experienced solicitors. We understand that facing legal issues can be both stressful and overwhelming. We can help you navigate the legal system to ensure the best possible outcome. Regardless of your financial circumstances, selecting a legal aid solicitor from National Legal Service assures you of receiving the finest legal support available.
In addition to providing legal advice and representation, our legal aid solicitors also offer a range of additional support services. This may include assistance with filling out forms and filing documentation, attending court hearings, and helping you access other support organisations, such as housing or financial assistance. Each of our legal aid solicitors in Birmingham works closely with our clients to ensure that they receive dedicated support and timely guidance.
Our knowledgeable team of Birmingham solicitors is diverse and offers a broad depth of specialist legal knowledge. Led by Nadia Butt, Sharon Gill and Jasmin Khatun, who likewise bring their own talents as experienced and professional solicitors, focusing on divorce, domestic abuse and children cases. National Legal Service’s West Midlands solicitors hold particular expertise in family law matters and work closely with partner organisations such as the local courts and social services.
Whatever family legal issue you’re facing, we’re fully dedicated to helping you and will go above and beyond to ensure that your legal rights are upheld. We offer a free initial consultation, held in confidence, and can help you apply for legal aid if you’re a suitable candidate for assistance. In some cases, legal aid will only cover a portion of your fees and you may also have to contribute. If that’s true for you, we’ll be able to provide a clear idea of our fees upfront so you can move forwards with complete peace of mind.
If you are facing a legal issue and are unable to afford legal representation or aren’t sure if you qualify to receive legal aid in Birmingham, please get in touch with us. Our experienced local team will be happy to advise and answer any questions you may have about the legal aid process, your case and what steps to take next.