From time to time we all need legal advice, however, it can be difficult and confusing knowing where to start. ASK is able to offer advice on your rights and responsibilities for FREE on a huge range of different issues avoiding the use of a solicitor!
If your issue is specialised it may be that you do need to speak to a lawyer. It is important that you choose the right lawyer, are aware of the costs involved and go prepared for your appointment.
The costs involved in taking legal action are complex and there is a lot to consider. Make sure you are clear on the different ways of paying for a lawyer.
Some types of legal action and people in certain circumstances can get help towards the cost of legal action through Legal Aid. Use this checker to see if you qualify.
If you don't qualify for legal help ASK can help you through the process. More information about going to court or tribunal without the help of a lawyer.
ASK advisors can help you to prepare for an appointment with a lawyer to help you get the most from it.
ASK hosts a legal surgery with Tinsdills solicitors who offer FREE legal advice for 30 minutes. The legal surgery is available for all Keele students and staff on the last Wednesday of the month. Legal advice is available on a whole range of matters such as: employment, personal injury, wills, family, commercial disputes and debt recovery. To book an appointment contact ASK!
You can also find details of other solicitors in the local area from the Law Society.
ASK advisors can help you make contact with a lawyer or with anything you don't understand.