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legal aid

n.
Legal assistance provided, as by a specially established organization, for those unable to afford an attorney.

legal aid

n
(Law) a means-tested benefit in the form of financial assistance for persons to meet the cost of advice and representation in legal proceedings

le′gal aid′


n.
free legal service to persons unable to pay for a lawyer.

legal aid

Money or legal services granted to people who otherwise cannot afford to employ an attorney.
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