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how do i find a divorce solicitor who will take

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bubbleOseven Tue 09-Nov-10 11:38:13

legal aid instead of payment. I've rung a few and none of them take legal aid.

Is there a website where I can look one up in my area?

LucindaCarlisle Tue 09-Nov-10 14:30:12

There may also be a book in your Library listing Solicitors and what they are registered with the Legal Aid admin body to handle. Try the Legal Aid web site.

Marjoriew Tue 09-Nov-10 14:45:21

Your local CAB should have a list of solicitors to take Legal Aid.

LucindaCarlisle Tue 09-Nov-10 18:15:17

Even so, You will have to make an application for Legal Aid, they could refuse the application.

babybarrister Tue 09-Nov-10 19:10:18

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

iheartdusty Tue 09-Nov-10 19:21:10

there is a big fuss going on at the moment about legal aid in family cases - about half the firms who used to have a contract have not had them renewed - some areas of the country have almost no firms with legal aid contracts. Resolution is the right place to start, but it could be tricky.

babybarrister Tue 09-Nov-10 19:29:59

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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