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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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Denham, not exactly in search of legal assistance (though I don't know who I'd rather come to, if I were in trouble), but in order to ask your help in settling some tiresome little domestic affairs that have arisen in my absence.
He said legal assistance was being provided to destitute Pakistani prisoners/detainees.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is encouraging the public to seek legal assistance with the agency through its action center.
The award of the public procurement contract aims at providing support to the Managing Authority (MA) by providing specialized legal assistance in the process of implementation of Operational Program "Regions for Growth" 2014-2020 (OPRD), as follows:
Cyprus has no request for legal assistance in the case of Maria Efimova, the slain Maltese journalist's source, who has also expressed fear for her life, a ministry of justice and public order source said.
In 2016, Justice Grants were awarded to a diverse array of initiatives and organizations, including: NH Catholic Charities' Office of Immigration and Refugee services for legal assistance for asylum seekers; funding for a domestic violence victim advocate at BRIDGES, a Nashua domestic violence prevention agency; summer fellowships for law students interning at legal aid or government agencies;
If you (Filipinos) need any legal assistance, please don't hesitate to seek help from the Consulate.
ISLAMABAD -- The Government of British Virgin Islands (BVI) has rejected Pakistan's request for mutual legal assistance concerning criminal investigations into the case of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and their offshore companies Nielsen and Nescoll.
ISLAMABAD: The Government of British Virgin Islands (BVI) has rejected Pakistan's request for mutual legal assistance concerning criminal investigations into the case of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and their offshore companies and Nielsen and Nescoll.
One of the two survivors in the shooting incident in Mandaluyong City on December 28 would get legal assistance from the Public Attorney's Office (PAO).
The tour aims at reaching women of all classes and empowering them to get their legal rights and state benefits --Wikimedia/Meri Organization CAIRO -- 24 December 2017: Women's Center for Guidance and Legal awareness, an NGO, launched a legal assistance campaign by holding a tour in Dakahliya, Gharbia, and Kafr El-Sheikh governorates for three days from Saturday through Monday.
Islamabad -- It was revealed that NA secretariat has allegedly provided all legal assistance and guidance to estranged PTI member Ayesha Gulalai against PTI Chairman Imran Khan.

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