Is Pao free of charge?
1 and R.A. No. 6035, the PAO is mandated to represent, free of charge, indigents, and other persons qualified for legal assistance in all civil, criminal, labor, administrative, and other quasi-judicial cases where, after due evaluation, it is determined that the interest of justice will be served thereby.
What happens after legal aid is granted?
What happens next? Once we have processed your application we’ll send you a decision and let you know the next steps. If we approve your application, you’ll still need to find a legal adviser to take on your case, and your adviser will need to contact us to confirm this.
How do I qualify for PAO assistance?
Those residing in Metro Manila whose family income does not exceed P14,000.00 a month; 2. Those residing in other cities whose family income does not exceed P13,000.00 a month; and 3. Those residing in all other places whose family income does not exceed P12,000.00 a month.
Where can I get free legal advice?
You can search for a free legal advice clinic on the LawWorks website – it also has information on other organisations that might help you. Get help from Advocate If your case is going to court or a tribunal, you might get a volunteer barrister to represent you for free through Advocate.
How to find a free lawyer?
Pro Bono Resource Directory maintained by the American Bar Association.
How to get free legal advice?
– Fresno: 2115 Kern Street, STE 200 – Merced: 1640 “N” Street, STE 200 – Visalia: 2025 W Feemster Avenue
What is free legal aid?
Legal Aid. Federally funded legal services offices provide lawyers who are experts in helping low-income people with legal problems. Pro Bono. Pro bono programs match low-income clients with volunteer lawyers, who agree to take their cases for free.