legal aid

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legal aid

a means-tested benefit in the form of financial assistance for persons to meet the cost of advice and representation in legal proceedings
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But there are also downsides: 1) the possible loss of broad participation by volunteer attorneys, along with the attendant personal and professional benefits of pro bono efforts; 2) with greater government funding, the potential for more dramatic governmental restrictions designed to control advice and representation; and 3) the possibility that disaster legal services might overwhelm the fundamental mission of federally funded legal services.
B2C legal services market comprises establishments offering practices deal with the body of law that governs the disputes between individuals.
The Oklahoma-based company operating as LegalShield has hired lobbyists and advanced legislation that would entirely remove SCC regulation of all legal services plans.
The ceremony recognized Sullivan's commitment to help the less fortunate access critical legal services.
"This grant makes it possible for Legal Services of Greater Miami to leverage the resources of the private bar and expand its ability to provide much needed additional civil legal assistance, said Monica Vigues-Pitan, LSGM's executive director.
LSK is concerned that the term legal services put the FKE in contravention with the provisions of the Advocates Act which reserves the provision of legal services for advocates.
Speaking at the same occasion on the topic: 'Legal aid and enhancing access to justice in Botswana,' LSB legal officer, Ms Keikantse Phele said many people, especially women and children, needed legal services, more especially that they had been marginalised.
Limited legal services, also called limited scope retainers and unbundled legal services, allow people to hire a lawyer for just one or two tasks rather than all of a case.
Earlier on Wednesday, former deputy attorney-general Rikkos Erotokritou insisted that all case files sent to him or his office were handed over to the Legal Service before he left office last October.
This chapter expressly sets out the requirements for, and regulation of, arrangements whereby a sponsor contracts directly with a managing attorney for the provision of legal services to the sponsor's group of individual members.
The Industrial market report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the Legal Services market at a national level.
Cardiff will become the first city outside London to host a board meeting of the Legal Services Board (LSB) today.

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