State funding for family proceedings: Part 3: Sources of family proceedings funding (£)

By: Juliet
On: Wednesday, 17 December, 2014

This article concludes a three-part series on funding of family
proceedings in the aftermath of Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders
Act 2012: how can some types of proceedings be funded in the absence of state
funding under the old legal aid scheme? What sources of funding for legal
representation may there be for those of limited means?

Funding
in these circumstances is a hand-to-mouth business. At present it is only
possible to give pointers; and some suggested remedies may seem at the edge of
what is possible (ie scraping the barrel). Part 3 of the series concludes,
therefore, by touching on costs allowances and the common law; …read more

Source: Family Law News