If You Can't Get Legal Aid for Your Criminal Trial

How to Make a Rowbotham Application

For people facing serious and complex criminal charges who have been denied legal aid but can't afford a lawyer. Explains why, how, and when to ask the judge to appoint a free lawyer. Includes a checklist of points to cover in court and copies of the necessary court forms.

The French version doesn't include the recent updates that are in the English version.

This publication is for people who are comfortable reading and may have some legal knowledge.


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