Legal aid for families during the inquest process

By Jill Mason and Duncan Astill

You may well have heard about the controversial and wide-ranging cuts to legal aid, brought into effect on 1 April 2013. You may be wondering what the impact will be for your organisation’s involvement in the coronial process, in terms of the likelihood of families receiving public funding for representation at inquest hearings.

The current position in respect of legal aid funding for inquests is broadly as it was under the previous legislation. This briefing note summarises the availability of public funding for individuals during the inquest process…

Click on the link below to read the rest of the Mills & Reeve briefing.

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