Changes to the evidence requirements for legal aid funding in private law family cases (domestic violence gateway)

This practice note, which outlines the changes to the evidence requirements for legal aid funding in private law family cases (domestic violence gateway), is essential reading for all legal practitioners, legal support staff and frontline advice workers dealing with those affected by domestic abuse and child abuse.

This practice note is the Law Society’s view of good practice in this area, and is not legal advice. For more information see the legal status.