Application for assistance

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Information about this form

What is this form?

This form is to apply for legal assistance from Te Are Ture, which is a pro bono legal service connecting volunteer lawyers to people who need legal help.

Who should apply?

We accept referrals for individuals from Community Law Centres who submit applications on behalf of their clients. We also accept applications from Not-for-profits whose sole or primary purpose is working with our priority groups or for the public good.

To be eligible, the problem needs to be something that fits our pro bono provider’s expertise, capacity, and policies. Te Are Ture assesses each application individually in order to determine if we can assist.

What happens next?

After you submit an application, you will get a confirmation email. Te Are Ture may call or email you asking for more information before making a determination whether we can assist.

We try to respond to applications within 7 days, however it may take longer over holiday or busy periods. If the issue has any urgent upcoming deadlines, we may not be able to assist beforehand.

Agreement

I understand that this is an application only, that I am making a request for assistance, and until Te Are Ture indicates that legal assistance will be provided, no client-solicitor relationship is created.

Application Type

Information about the client

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Information about your organisation

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Information about you

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Information about the assistance required

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Max file size: 10 MB. Max total attachments: 5
Allowed file types: pdf, doc, docx, jpg, jpeg, png, rtf, xls, xlsx, txt, csv, msg, eml, mp4

Your application has been submitted.

What happens next?

You will receive a confirmation email within the next 3 to 5 minutes confirming your application for assistance. We may call or email you asking for more information before we determine whether we can assist you.

We try to respond to applications within 7 days, however it may take longer over holiday or busy periods. If you have any urgent upcoming deadlines, we may not be able to assist you beforehand.