Justice at the Doorstep
Legal aid clinics are being established with the prime objectives to make free legal services accessible to the poor, marginalized and weaker sections of society. These clinics are being manned by panel competent legal services to poor people.
Legal aid clinics are being set up even in remote villages provide legal advice and services to the citizens who are not in position to engage a counsel or approach the counts. This scheme has been designed to bring legal services at the doorsteps of weaker sections of the society including women and children and members of SC/ST.
Objectives of legal aid clinics
- To provide free legal advice
- To spread legal literacy and legal awareness
- To provide free legal services such as drafting the petitions, notices, applications, reply to the legal notices etc
- To encourage amicable settlement of disputes through Lok Adalats and mediation centres
- To settle the disputes through counselling in order to avoid litigation
- To provide the free legal services of advocates in complex legal matters