Legal aid

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Law on State Legal Aid


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Article 14(2), first indent - Names and addresses of the competent receiving or transmitting authorities

The Legal Aid Administration (Juridiskās palīdzības administrācija) is located on Pils laukums 4, Riga, LV-1050, email: pasts@jpa.gov.lv. Telephone information line (free of charge): +371 80001801 (information on the services of the Legal Aid Administration and how to fill in forms)

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Article 14(2), second indent - Receiving and transmitting authorities' geographical areas of jurisdiction

The territorial jurisdiction of the receiving and transmitting administration, i.e. the Legal Aid Administration, is the Republic of Latvia.

Article 14(2), third indent - Available methods of receiving applications

Applications for a decision by the competent authority on whether the decision on the granting of legal aid may be sent by post or delivered in person to the Legal Aid Administration.

Article 14(2), fourth indent - Languages that may be used for completion of the application

Applications forms can be completed in English as well as Latvian.

Last update: 18/01/2023

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