In case that an out-of-court settlement cannot be reached, additional aid can be applied for.
The conditions to apply for aid are the following:
- the applicant (Gender does not matter) is not able to raise the necessary funds for their process control, her or his case in a court of law because of their personal and / or economic circumstances,
- the intended legal defence or prosecution does have a plausible prospect to be successful and
- the intended legal defence or prosecution is not intentional or wilful.
For any additional information concerning the legal proceedings please see the prior topic counselling aid.