Victoria Legal Aid Handbook for Lawyers

17 – Decision to grant or refuse assistance


After Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) receives an application form and any necessary supporting information and documents, VLA assesses all the information in accordance with:

VLA will then decide to eithern make or refuse a grant of legal assistance. This section explains what happens in both circumstances. It also explains limits to the costs VLA will pay.


Reviewed 18 February 2022

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