FAP household scenario 1: couple with no children

George has applied for legal aid for a Local Court criminal law matter. He lives with his de facto partner Calamina. They share the rent and pool all their resources. George says he has his own bank account and only his income goes into that account.  Calamina also works and has her own bank account.

George and Calamina = ΓΌ FAP

Legal Aid NSW determines that George lives in a ‘couple with no children’ household. Calamina is a FAP and her income and assets are included in the Means Test.