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Schleswig-Holstein

Legal aid and legal aid

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Conducting legal proceedings is subject to a fee. Anyone who is unable to raise the necessary funds for personal and financial reasons has the option of applying for legal aid. If necessary, the court will assign the applicant a lawyer of their choice.

Prerequisites:

  • the applicant is unable to raise the funds required to conduct the proceedings or legal action in accordance with his or her financial and personal circumstances,
  • the intended legal defense or prosecution has sufficient prospect of success and
  • the intended legal defense or prosecution is not frivolous.

Who should I contact?

The application can be made for the record, i.e. orally, at the legal applications office of the competent local court. It must be submitted in writing to the court that has jurisdiction for the proceedings for which legal aid is requested.

What are the fees?

There are no court fees for the application.

Legal basis

§§ Sections 114 et seq. of the Code of Civil Procedure

Applications / forms

Application forms for legal aid can be obtained from the court responsible for the respective proceedings.

What else should I know?
Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

The application can be made for the record, i.e. orally, at the legal applications office of the competent local court. It must be submitted in writing to the court that has jurisdiction for the proceedings for which legal aid is requested.

What are the fees?

There are no court fees for the application.

Legal basis

§§ Sections 114 et seq. of the Code of Civil Procedure

Applications / forms

Application forms for legal aid can be obtained from the court responsible for the respective proceedings.

What else should I know?

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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