Legal Aid

Need assistance or representation but not in a financially stable position?

In some cases, you may be eligible for a Grant of Legal Aid.

The NSW Legal Aid Commission (a branch of the NSW State Government) is based in Sydney. An application for is sent in to the Commission. The Commission applies its policies regarding financial eligibility, type of legal matter, availability of public funds etc and makes a decision about whether or not there will be a grant oapproved. If the Commission is prepared to make a grant, you can nominate a particular solicitor – including Carl Edwards Solicitor – to be appointed to your case.

Carl Edwards is an approved Legal Aid solicitor in Tweed Heads and is on a number of Panels set up by Legal Aid NSW to conduct legal proceedings which have received a grant of legal aid.

These panels include:

  1. General Criminal Law
  2. General Family Law
  3. Children’s law
  4. Care & Protection (matters involving the Department of Families and Community Services – FACs).

Carl Edwards takes pride in the legal services he provides. Rest assured that if your legal matter is funded by legal aid he will still give your case his all. 100% effort will be put in to obtain the best possible outcome for you.
If you are unable to obtain a grant of legal aid for your case; Carl Edwards is still prepared to talk with you to try and work out a way your legal fees can be covered. Payment over a period of time is one option that can be considered.