Legal Aid

Scottish Legal Aid LogoScottish Legal Aid Board Eligibility Estimator

Click on above link to help work out if you are likely to qualify financially for civil legal aid and how much, if anything, you may be asked to pay. 

If you wish to apply for Legal Aid the documents you need to take in with you are the following:

  • 3 months bank statements for any accounts that you have open in your name
  • 3 months payslips
  • Proof of any benefits you may receive
  • Proof of Pension
  • Photo ID.

Please note that when making an appointment, please advise if you would like to apply for Legal Aid.

ORKNEY OFFICE.
Tel: 01856 870787

SHETLAND OFFICE.
Tel: 01595 690115

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