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Civil Legal Advice (CLA)

Civil Legal Advice offers free and confidential legal advice in England and Wales for people eligible for legal aid.

Legal aid can help pay for legal advice, family mediation or representation in court or at a tribunal.

Legal aid is available for topics including:

  • benefit appeals;
  • debt, if peoples home is at risk;
  • special educational needs;  
  • housing;
  • discrimination issues;
  • help and advice for victims of domestic violence; and
  • issues around a child being taken into care.

Visit the website to see if you are eligible and for more details.

Who to contact


Last updated: 29 Jul 2021