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5. Family Law Matters – when legal aid is available

5.9. Divorce and nullity of marriage

5.9 Divorce and nullity of marriage

Legal aid is available for a court application relating to divorce or nullity of marriage.

For legal aid to be granted the following tests must be satisfied:

Legal Aid NSW is satisfied that:

It would not be reasonable to expect the applicant for legal aid to conduct the proceedings due to:

Note: This service will be provided by an in-house legal practitioner unless there are exceptional circumstances (see Representation Policy 12.4.4 Family law matters: Divorce matters)

Date Last Published: 26/09/2018