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Do I have to pay or will I be eligible for Legal Aid?

Do I have to pay or will I be eligible for Legal Aid?
April 16, 2017 Enoch Evans LLP

At the police station:-Advice and representation at the police station is free. Even away from the police station a suspect being interviewed by a police constable is entitled to legal advice for no charge. At the Magistrates Court:- Legal Aid is available for proceedings in the Magistrates Court subject to your financial circumstances and the case being one which is sufficiently serious (normally carrying a risk of imprisonment). At the Crown Court:- Legal Aid is available for all proceedings in the Crown Court subject to financial circumstances though you may be ordered to pay a contribution.