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Procedures for Pro Bono Legal Service

1、The Application Form for Pro Bono Legal Service (hereinafter referred to as the “Application Form”) shall be filled out by an applicant.
 
2、The applicant sends the Application Form and the copies of relevant materials (including judgments) to Wider Center, which may notify the applicant of reception of such application by post or e-mail.

3、Wider Center verities and evaluates the applicant and his/her application according to its examination criteria to decide whether to grant the approval or not.

4、If the application is approved, Wider Center will, based on the application, draft the matters requested for legal assistance in such a way that is easily understood by lawyers, and notify all Pro Bono lawyers registered with Wider Center by announcement on the website, e-mail or delivery.

5、After the Pro Bono lawyer is decided, the applicant will be notified and arranged to meet the lawyer.

6、Wider Center will provide the Pro Bono legal service contract template, which will define the scope of service, assumption of court fees and travel expenses and the circumstances under which the contract may be terminated, and assist the applicant and the law firm where the lawyer works to execute the said contract.

7、Wider Center will provide full support services to the supported and the Pro Bono lawyer during the service process.

8、When the case is finished, feedbacks will be collected from the Pro Bono lawyer and the supported and be filed.

* In case the application is not approved by Wider Center or accepted by any Pro Bono lawyer, Wider Center will inform the applicant and make efforts to refer the case on to another organization.