Hazards with the use of Court-approved Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Legal aid – Thirty Nine Essex Street

Posted November 5th, 2013 in deprivation of liberty safeguards, legal aid, mental health, news by sally

“This paper has been prepared for the information of legal practitioners by the Law Society’s Mental Health and Disability Committee. It sets out our concerns as to the impact of the Civil Legal Aid (Financial Resources and Payment for Services) Regulations 2013 on the entitlement to non-means tested legal aid in DoLs cases where there is court challenge to a DoLS authorisation.”

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Thirty Nine Essex Street, November 2013

Source: www.39essex.com