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If you want a lawyer to represent you, you will need to apply for legal aid. Before you apply, we recommend getting legal advice.
To get a grant of legal aid, you must:
You can apply for a grant of aid through a private lawyer who does legal aid work or directly to Legal Aid Queensland.
How to get an application form:
You can use the client authority form(PDF, 204KB) to authorise another person to communicate with us about your application.
You can also contact a private lawyer who does legal aid work and ask them to help you complete an application.
Can I get legal aid?
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