How can I get help with court fees?
This factsheet explains who can get help with court or tribunal fees and how.
It may be possible to get money off the court/tribunal fees.
You may not have to pay a fee or instead may get some money off, if you:
It is important to consider any savings and investments that you have as this will affect your eligibility. It would normally be the case that you need to be on a low income or on one of the following benefits:
If you are not on any of the above benefits you will need to meet income criteria. This would be:
It is also important to remember that you earn an extra £245 for each child you have.
The application can be made online or on in paper format at https://www.gov.uk/get-help-with-court-fees
This resource has been brought to you by Azhar Hussain (Solicitor-Advocate & Experienced Head of Family Dept) and you can find further information at http://www.azharhussain.co.uk/legal-blog/