Legal Aid for Criminal Law
There are a number of different types of legal aid available for criminal cases. Please contact us and we can assess your situation and let you know if you are eligible to receive legal aid.
The following types of legal aid are available for criminal cases:
Free legal advice at the Police station
Everyone is entitled to this, irrespective of their income or financial circumstances. You are entitled to use a solicitor of your choice as long as they have a contract with the Legal Aid Agency. Norrie Waite & Slater are able to offer legal aid for Police station advice. Our 24 hour Police station advice number is 07769 906 451.
Advice and representation for criminal offences
If you are charged or going to be charged with a criminal offence, you may be eligible for legal aid to pay for advice from a solicitor and also representation at Court by a solicitors and a barrister where required.
Eligibilty for this type of legal aid is dependent on a number of factors such the nature and seriousness of the offence, your financial circumstances and your age.
Please contact us and we can assess your case and let you know if you are entitled to receive legal aid.
If you are not eligible for legal aid we may still be able to help you.