Free or inexpensive advice, assistance, or representation concerning the law. Given to those cannot afford it, based on jurisdictional criteria. Often, the situation to be contested needs a 50-50 percent chance of succeeding in the court to be considered for legal aid. Legal aid is not allowed where (1) the party requesting the aid has alternative funding options available to it, (2) the case is routed to small claims court, (3) corporate matters exist, or (4) concerned with administration of trusts, inheritance and wills, and/or land ownership.
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