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Examine The Ways in Which a Person Wishing to Pursue a Claim in Civil Law May Obtain and Finance Legal advice and Representation

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  • Submitted: 28/08/2003
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Examine The Ways in Which a Person Wishing to Pursue a Claim in Civil Law May Obtain and Finance Legal advice and Representation

Within the civil courts there are several ways by which people can obtain free legal advice. These include solicitors who may offer free legal advice, however, the time period may be restricted to half an hour or so, and this is usually done to attract customers. Some solicitors may charge a small fee, or not offer this service at all.

Law centres offer legal advice to people in great need, i.e. their income is low, etc... Law centres deal mainly with claims related to welfare, discrimination, housing and employment matters, and are usually very accessible and offer suitable opening hours where possible. Citizens' Advice Bureaux are available throughout the country and offer a substantional amount of free legal advice to everyone. This service is very useful for free legal advice as Citizens' Advice Bureaux's are placed within many very accessible areas around the country.

If any person is a member of a trade union or motoring organisation etc... they can usually get free legal advice. This service is good,

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