Victoria Legal Aid Handbook for Lawyers

If a person seeks a grant of legal assistance for a State matter that is outside the specific State guidelines for assistance, then Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) may be able to grant assistance if the person and/or the legal matter come within the State’s special circumstances.

There may also be particular matters within the specific Commonwealth and State guidelines where VLA may make a grant of legal assistance only if the person seeking assistance meets the relevant special circumstances.

Reviewed 18 February 2022

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