What is the financial threshold to qualify for legal aid please. Trida victoria. It's on behalf of my son, who lives in

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Customer: It's on behalf of my son, who lives in trida victoria, his partner left , he has been left with debt from martial separation which is now bern around 11months, hes struggling to afford a lawyer, he works for himself, but paying mortgage, childsupport and further outstanding debt, is struggling, his ex partner of 7 years has lawyer, whom is now giving my son 3 altermatims, hes vomiting everymorning from anxiety, no family over there, we all in NZ his mental.health now being affected
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Customer: I'm just trying to get my son help, hes desperate need for advice and lawyer
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Hi I am a New Zealand lawyer based in Wellington and will help you with your question today. Please give me a minute to read the question

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He may qualify but would need to pass the means test. there is a schedule on the site for legal aid, which I suggest he looks at to see if he qualifies

https://handbook.vla.vic.gov.au/handbook/12-means-test

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