Ius Commune: European and Comparative Law Series vol:130
Legal Aid in the Low Countries edition:2014 pages:181-208
Legal aid is needed through the whole process, from the first legal advice to the legal aid before court, as well as by the implementation of the judgment. A correct legal language is necessary to express and understand a legal problem. Private lawyers as well as social welfare organizations will be confronted with the ‘translation’ of the legal terms to the litigants. Working for another language speaker will complex this ‘translation'. How effective is legal aid today for the non-native speakers?