Hot Off the Press – Working with Your Legal Aid Lawyer

We’ve translated Working with Your Legal Aid Lawyer fact sheet into Arabic, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Punjabi, and Spanish.

This fact sheet outlines the roles and responsibilities of the client and the legal aid lawyer in a balanced way, so they both know what to expect from a legal aid contract. It also explains:

  • what the lawyer’s time on the case includes,
  • what the lawyer can’t do,
  • change of lawyer requests, and
  • where to find out about making a complaint.

Knowing each other’s roles and responsibilities helps clients and lawyers work together on the case.