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Legal system

Dealing with legal problems can be difficult and confusing.

Here we explain things like getting free or affordable legal advice and taking your case to court without a lawyer.

Finding free or affordable legal help

Find out how to get legal help if you're on a low income, including advice from a law centre or legal aid solicitor, and trial or tribunal representation by a pro bono barrister.

Rape and sexual assault

Information on rape and sexual assault, including definitions, sources of specialist help and further information.

Going to court as a witness

Get advice on giving evidence in court as a witness or a victim including where to get help and support.