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News article about Plain Language Commission award

News update: There has been much talk in the media recently about claiming back penalty charges imposed by your bank. Here are some resources that offer more information:

 

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Legal Aid

This new advice guide from CLS Direct explains how the legal aid system works, including:

  • what legal aid is, and broadly how it works;
  • who can get legal aid; and
  • how to decide if you might qualify for legal aid.