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# free-legal-advice - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Domestic violence, financial demands and pressure: Barrister on giving free legal advice

“I often leave feeling very sorry for someone, but litigation isn’t nice.”

# free-legal-advice - Monday 31 July, 2017

Abusive husband allowed back into home after wife couldn't afford €130 legal aid fee

The woman’s case has been highlighted by Flac today as it calls for this fee to be waived for victims of domestic abuse.

# free-legal-advice - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

These are the Irish lawyers offering free advice to people affected by Trump's travel ban

“I believe concerned lawyers have a duty to help out as best we can,” one legal expert told

# free-legal-advice - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Column: Making the poorest pay more is no way to cut waiting lists for legal aid

Reforms announced yesterday in the civil legal aid scheme, including increases in the minimum contributions for applicants, may mean that people who need help to access justice will be excluded, writes Yvonne O’Sullivan.