Ukraine more than seven years, operates the system of providing free legal aid. Today, more than 500 offices or centers providing free legal aid. They are even in small towns.
During this time, more than 2 million of our citizens took advantage of this public service. Lawyers centers or office of free legal aid has made more than 1 thousand acquittals.
free legal aid – the provision of legal services, which are guaranteed by the state and fully financed by the State budget of Ukraine. That is, the person does not pay for legal advice, assistance in drafting legal documents, legal services. The services of lawyers and lawyers are paid at the expense of budget funds.
There is the concept of free primary and secondary legal aid. royalty-free primary legal aid – inform people about their rights and what to do if they are violated. Is providing legal information, consultation and roses'clarification on legal issues. This compilation of applications, complaints and other legal documents, in addition to legal. The right to free primary legal aid are all persons under the jurisdiction of Ukraine and persons without citizenship who legally reside on the territory of our country.
free secondary legal assistance – defense, represent the interests of persons in courts, other state bodies, local government bodies, before other persons; drafting procedural documents. Take advantage of the secondary legal aid is established by law “On free legal aid”. In General, it's the socially vulnerable layers of the population.
the Right to free legal aid to persons with low income - not more than two minimum subsistence levels (from 1 December 2019, the subsistence minimum for able-bodied persons – 2102 UAH per month, for persons who lost working capacity, – 1638 UAH.) combatants, internally displaced persons, victims of domestic violence, children and other socially vulnerable groups. From 1 January 2020 this right was given to whistleblowers of corruption.
For legal aid a person may apply at any time. As long as it was sub'are the subject of the right to free secondary legal aid according to the law “On free legal aid”.
the Local centres and offices located in all regional centers and almost all regional centers. For more information you can contact the contact center at 0 800 213 103. Operators can tell where is the nearest centre or Bureau that is necessary to obtain legal assistance and to provide legal advice of a General nature.