What ALS cannot do

Means and merit test information

There are a number of times when ALS cannot not assist, due to our means and merit tests. For instance:

  • We cannot arrange Legal Aid mediation unless you are entitled to Legal Aid.
  • We cannot represent you in court unless you are on a low income.
  • We cannot represent you in court unless the court matter is based in Parramatta, Sydney or Wollongong, NSW.
  • We cannot represent you if your case is not likely to be successful.
  • We cannot sign a certificate of independent legal advice.
  • We do not undertake property settlement cases.

To check whether you are eligible to access our services please  phone 1800 733 233.

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