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Legal assistance provided, as by a specially established organization, for those unable to afford an attorney.
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(Law) a means-tested benefit in the form of financial assistance for persons to meet the cost of advice and representation in legal proceedings
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free legal service to persons unable to pay for a lawyer.
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Money or legal services granted to people who otherwise cannot afford to employ an attorney.
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