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Guidance published for applying for family law legal aid in domestic violence cases

Useful template letters available online

The guidance from the Ministry of Justice on evidencing domestic violence for family law legal aid has moved to the website here .

There are very useful template letters that applicants can use to ask the courts, police or medical professionals for evidence here .

There are also useful template letters for professionals to use in providing the evidence which meets the Legal Aid Agency regulations here.

If applicants have any questions about how to apply for legal aid in family cases or how to get their evidence they are reminded by Rights of Women that they can call its advice line .