Fact #7 – We have re-written the family law guidelines to make it easier to understand and apply for legal aid

Fact #7 – We have re-written the family law guidelines to make it easier to understand and apply for legal aid

Thursday, 13 July 2017

We are providing a series of facts about family law legal aid. Fact #7 – We have re-written the family law guidelines to make it easier to understand and apply for legal aid.

The family law guidelines have been re-worded to make them clearer, more consistent and easier to use. Apart from some minor expansions, eligibility for legal aid hasn’t changed. There won’t be any fewer people who qualify for aid as a result of the changes.

More information

Read our ready reckoner to see what changes have been made.  

Read our other facts about family law.