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Legal aid performs a crucial role in providing fair and equal access to justice to those most at risk of being excluded from our legal system.
If you need help with paying for legal advice, you may be able to get legal aid.
You can search for firms who provide legal aid on our Find a Solicitor website (use 'quick search' to choose your legal issue and enter your location. Then click on 'more options' and select the option 'Accepts legal aid').
You can also search for a legal adviser or family mediator with a legal aid contract in England and Wales on the government website.
Asylum and immigration:
Welfare benefits and council tax reduction:
Mental health/mental capacity:
Legal aid is dependent on your financial position and also the strength of your case. You can find out if you're eligible by using the following resources:
Our leaflet explains the areas of law where legal aid is still available and how to find help.