Families could lose their homes and people who beat their partners may go unpunished without free legal aid, the Chief Executive of Free Legal Advice Centres has warned.
The use of strict confidentiality clauses in the settlement of proceedings against the State has been criticised by the independent legal aid body, Free Legal Advice Centres (Flac).
Tomorrow, there will be a referendum to change the constitutional provisions regulating divorce in Ireland. The proposed changes are:
Protections for mortgage holders will dramatically diminish if the sales of non-performing loans to so-called "vulture funds" continues, campaigners have claimed.
Transgender rights activist, Lydia Foy, who fought a long legal battle for recognition of her female gender, said it is all about being acknowledged as an equal citizen.
The Government’s “failure” to provide sufficient funding to abolish civil legal aid fees for victims of domestic violence, has been criticised.
The Free Legal Advice Centres have welcomed a review of the legal aid fee for domestic violence victims.
Victims of domestic violence should not have to pay legal fees, as it is preventing those in desperate situations from seeking help.
Almost 26,000 people received free legal advice from FLAC last year but some are waiting up to six months for a first consultation in a Legal Aid Board office.
Ireland's Ambassador to the UN will be questioned over our country's record on women's rights today.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:00 PM
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