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Legal aid - France


The national laws on legal aid are Link opens in new windowLaw No 91-647 and Link opens in new windowDecree No 91-1266.


FINDING COMPETENT COURTS/AUTHORITIES

The search tool below will help you to identify court(s)/authority(ies) competent for a specific European legal instrument. Please note that although every effort has been made to ascertain the accuracy of the results, there may be some exceptional cases concerning the determination of competence that are not necessarily covered.

France

Legal aid


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

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

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

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

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

Ministry of Justice, Department for Access to Law and Justice and Support for Victims (Service de l'accès au droit et à la justice et de l'aide aux victimes), Legal Aid Office (Bureau de l'aide juridictionnelle)

Office address: 13 Place Vendôme; 75042 Paris CEDEX 01; France

Tel.: +33 1 70 22 71 86

Email: baj.sadjav-sg@justice.gouv.fr

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

The geographical areas of jurisdiction are metropolitan France, the overseas departments (Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana and Réunion) and Saint-Pierre et Miquelon.

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

By post to the following address:

Ministry of Justice, Department for Access to Law and Justice and Support for Victims (Service de l'accès au droit et à la justice et de l'aide aux victimes), Legal Aid Office (Bureau de l'aide juridictionnelle)

13, place Vendôme

75042 Paris CEDEX 01

France

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

Applications must be completed in French.


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Last update: 15/03/2018