Under the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, you are able to make an application for written confirmation of domestic abuse in order to support a legal aid request.
Although any individual has the right to make this type of request it is advisable you consult a solicitor in order for them to process the application on your behalf.
Please note there is no fee for this type of application.
How to make a Legal Aid Disclosure Request
A request must be made in writing and to simplify the process we recommend that you submit a request containing the following information;
For your convenience, you may wish to use the following forms;
Once a valid Legal Aid Disclosure request has been received by South Wales Police we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible.
Please note that your response will consist of a one page letter confirming whether there is supporting evidence for your legal aid application.
If you have any questions about what information you are entitled to before you submit your application please contact the Data Protection Office.
Telephone: 01656 303 444
Data Protection Office
South Wales Police Headquarters
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