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Clause Code : MG1

Initial grant of aid for a Magistrates or Childrens Court matter.

Clause type: Approval

Solicitor clause wording

Aid is approved to dispose of a summary matter by way of a plea of guilty in the , or to undertake initial preparation for trial and provide Legal Aid Queensland with a merit opinion in regards to your client's prospects of success at trial. If aid is sought for trial you must submit a summary trial extension of aid request.

Client clause wording

Aid is approved for you to get advice from a solicitor about your matter. If you enter a plea of guilty your solicitor will represent you. At this stage your solicitor does not have funding to represent you at trial. If you want to enter a plea of not guilty your solicitor will advise you whether they think you are likely to be successful. If your solicitor requests funding for a trial we will assess whether you meet our guidelines.


Fee Structure 1

Work type Fee
Full Fee $700.00
Total $700.00


Fee Structure 2

Work type Fee
Reduced Fee $350.00
Total $350.00


Work type Fee
Total disbursements $25.00
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