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Hi, thank you for your question. For legal aid to be granted there must be evidence in the last 5 years of domestic violence from him towards you or evidence of child abuse/child protection issues from him towards the children in the last 2 years. If you can satisfy this there needs to be a full means assessment of your finances - if you have capital(assets/savings/investments etc) over £8000 you will not be eligible. If you have a disposable income (for legal aid purposes of £733 or more) you will not be eligible. Again you must first satisfy the domestic violence/child abuse criteria before your finances can be assessed.
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My name is Clare
I note that you are in Scotland where Legal Aid is still generally available - I shall transfer you to the correct section