One hundred centers of free legal aid will operate across Ukraine. They will provide legal services, particularly for low income citizens, orphans and their trustees, ATO participants, families of fallen soldiers and veterans.
On Wednesday, July 1, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk took part in the opening ceremony of the first Kyiv local center of free secondary legal aid.The Prime Minister says that the Cabinet has allocated UAH300 million on this project.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk has stressed that such centers will help people "who need justice in the Ukrainian courts, in their struggle against lawlessness, for the rights and justice that today should be the basic idea of a new Ukrainian society."
There will be 3 to 7 free legal advice centers in every region. More than 5,000 lawyers, selected in open competitions, will provide advice service and defend civil and administrative cases in courts, including against the state.