Applications

Forms and guidance required to make an application for legal aid in civil cases.

Checklist for new applications

CIV APP 1
Application for a Legal Aid certificate:  Non-family Proceedings

CIV APP 3
Application for a Legal Aid certificate:  Family Proceedings

CIV APP 5
Application for a Legal Aid Certificate: Special Children Act Proceedings

CIV APP 6
Emergency application via email

CIV APP 8
Application for amendment or prior authority in civil cases

Guidance for completing CIV APP 8

CIV APP8A
Application for prior authority to incur expenditure in civil cases

Guidance for completing CIV APP8A

CIV APP 11
Application for withdrawal

Proceeding codes and guidance

Civil representation guidance on proceeding codes and limitations

Proceedings codes and standard wordings for post-April 2013 certificates

Proceedings codes and standard wordings for pre-April 2013 certificates

Standard limitation codes

Guidance on applying for legal aid in cases with borderline prospects of success 

Judicial review discretion pro-forma (DOC) - For use from 22 April 2014.

Guidance for Judicial review discretion pro-forma (PDF)


 

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