Legal aid


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Click here for a copy of Law No 34/2004 PDF (240 Kb) pt of 29 July 2004 and Decree-Law No 71/2005 PDF (240 Kb) pt of 17 March 2005 (both in Portuguese).

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

Click on the below link to view all competent authorities related to this Article.
List of competent authorities

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

Applications may be made in person or sent by fax or by post.

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

Persons who are resident in another EU Member State but are seeking legal aid in a case for which the Portuguese courts have jurisdiction may send their application in Portuguese or English.

Last update: 07/04/2024

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