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Family courts: Judges 'dealing directly' with rowing parents


Judges are having to deal directly with rowing couples in family courts because of legal aid cuts, the top family court judge in England and Wales has said.

Government amends LASPO to extend immigration legal aid


A year after the government announced a U-turn over legal aid for vulnerable migrant children, the Ministry of Justice has finally laid draft legislation in parliament to make good on the promise.

Homelessness lawyers complain of legal aid 'culture of refusal'


Applications for legal aid in homelessness cases have fallen by 34% in six years

Legal aid cuts harming discrimination victims, says equality watchdog


Report finds people unable to get representation in court to challenge illegal behaviour

Legal aid: students give 'desperate' clients free advice


A free advice clinic provided by law students has a six-month waiting list because people on low incomes struggle to get a solicitor, its director says.

Victims of domestic abuse need legal aid


Much more needs to be done to safeguard children in domestic violence cases, writes Christina Blacklaws, president of the Law Society of England and Wales

Legal advice 'could be given in GP surgeries'


Legal advice could be given in GP surgeries to address issues which could exacerbate mental health problems, the Ministry of Justice has said.

Legal aid advice network 'decimated' by funding cuts


Cuts to legal aid have created "deserts" of provision across England and Wales, a BBC investigation found.

This Is How Parents Cope In Court With No Lawyer When Access To Their Kids Is At Stake


New research seen by BuzzFeed News shows that the number of people being turned away by family lawyers has risen fourfold since 2014.

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