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5. Family Law Matters – when legal aid is available

5.12. Appeals

5.12.1. Appeals

Legal aid is available for appeals in family law and child support matters. To be eligible for legal aid, the applicant must satisfy:

5.12.2 Independent Children's Lawyer

Legal Aid NSW may fund an Independent Children’s Lawyer in an appeal where Legal Aid NSW is satisfied the issue on appeal requires the participation of the Independent Children’s Lawyer to represent the best interests of the child.

To be eligible for legal aid the Independent Children’s Lawyer participation in the appeal must satisfy:


Date Last Published: 09/01/2023