Our lawyers and solicitors are able to offer legal aid to our clients in Airdrie, Motherwell, Cumbernauld, Wishaw, Coatbridge, Bellshill and throughout Lanarkshire. As a law firm we are registered with the Scottish Legal Aid Board and all our Lawyers and Solicitors and also registered with the Legal Aid Board to carry out legal aid work.
Legal aid is designed to allow access to justice for those who would otherwise be unable to afford the costs involved with instructing a Lawyer or Solicitor. It can cover a wide area of subject matters such as family law, divorce, compensation claims, wills, powers of attorney, guardianship orders, separation, child contact and residence disputes, interdicts, eviction and rent arrears actions, children’s referral cases as well as criminal work and other matters.
The rules for financial eligibility for legal aid vary depending upon the type of case for which you are applying for legal aid and your eligibility will be assessed based upon the level of your income as well as any savings or other capital you may hold.
If you think that you may qualify for legal aid then please contact one of our Lawyers and Solicitors and they will be able to advise you as to whether or not you do qualify for legal aid.
We have offices in Airdrie, Cumbernauld and Motherwell but are able to offer to legal aid to all clients who qualify including those in in Airdrie, Coatbridge, Bellshill, Motherwell, Wishaw, Cumbernauld, Hamilton and throughout Lanarkshire.