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Is a Care Leaver aged 18 entitled to Legal Aid? She has a 2

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Is a Care Leaver aged 18 entitled to Legal Aid? She has a 2 year old child and will be doing an Apprenticeship.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Employment Law
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
she needs advice re family and immigration
Expert:  Clare replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is Clare

I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first

What is the nature of the problem that she needs assistance with?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
She is talking about bringing her daughter(see previousquestions) to England, possibly to be fostered or adopted, if she cannot access any financial support. She needs to know what her and her daughter's rights/options are and what support she might get.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Presumably she will need solicitor's advice, even if there are no disputes with the father of the child
Expert:  Clare replied 10 months ago.

I am afraid that Legal Aid is no longer available for such matters - even when there is financial eligibility

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