ATLAS is our online system for practitioners to lodge and track legal aid applications. All applications for grants of legal assistance, extensions of assistance and claims must be submitted via ALTAS.
Family lawyers encouraged to apply for their clients under new guidelines
Family law guideline changes, flagged as a result of our Family Law Legal Aid Services Review, came into effect on 30 October 2015.
We are encouraging lawyers to familiarise themselves with the new guidelines and consider how they could be applied to help their clients, particularly some who may have previously been ineligible or funded for a less intensive service under the previous guidelines.
Read more to find out what you need to do if you are uncertain whether your client is eligible.