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12. Terminating Legal Aid

12.7 Where a legally aided person dies

12.7 Where a legally aided person dies


Legal aid should be terminated once Legal Aid NSW is notified that a legally aided person has died.


Note: where a legally aided person dies during court proceedings and/or negotiations, the determining officer should consider making a grant to the applicant's estate, legal personal representative, or other appropriate and eligible party to enable the lawyer to finalise the matter.


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