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Early Resolution Assistance

Early Resolution Assistance (ERA)

The Legal Aid NSW Board has approved a service type called Early Resolution Assistance (ERA). ERA is legal representation provided to a person participating in an established, independent dispute resolution process and is available to applicants who satisfy the eligibility criteria.

ERA is not a grant of legal aid and has distinct eligibility policies, fee scales and application process.

Note: ERA for Family Law early intervention mediation commences 10 Jan 2022.

ERA policies and resources

  1. ERA for Family Law matters
  2. ERA for Civil Law matters
  3. ERA Means Test
  4. ERA Merit Test
  5. ERA Fee Scale
  6. Applying for ERA