Requests for legal aid and reason request by characteristics

Requests for legal aid and reason request by characteristics

Background characteristics Periods Requests for legal assistance Legal assistance total (in % of the concerned group) Requests for legal assistance Lawyer (in % of the concerned group) Requests for legal assistance Law centre (in % of the concerned group) Requests for legal assistance Semi-private organisation (in % of the concerned group) Requests for legal assistance Notary public (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems related to work (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems related to benefits (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems related to rented house (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems related to ownership house (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems related to contracts (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems related to family affairs (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems rel. to victims of common crime (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Other reason request legal assistance (in % of the concerned group)
Total background characteristics 1997 29.1 5.5 5.2 8.4 17.0 3.4 1.4 2.1 9.1 2.4 5.9 0.1 8.6
Total background characteristics 1998 30.9 5.8 5.7 9.3 18.3 4.0 1.2 2.1 11.1 2.1 5.8 0.4 8.8
Total background characteristics 1999 32.9 5.9 5.9 9.5 20.8 3.9 1.2 2.1 12.7 2.5 6.2 0.3 9.0
Total background characteristics 2000 31.3 6.0 5.3 9.1 19.4 4.0 1.0 2.0 11.6 2.5 6.2 0.2 8.8
Total background characteristics 2001 29.2 5.9 5.3 9.0 16.9 4.0 1.0 1.7 9.9 2.2 6.0 0.3 8.5
Total background characteristics 2002 30.0 6.2 5.4 10.4 16.9 4.0 1.1 1.7 10.1 2.8 6.1 0.2 8.8
Total background characteristics 2003 31.0 6.3 5.4 10.6 17.6 4.4 1.1 1.3 10.9 2.5 6.1 0.2 9.2
Total background characteristics 2004 30.2 6.6 4.7 9.6 17.6 4.5 1.1 1.4 11.0 2.0 6.0 0.2 8.8
Source: CBS.
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Table description

Requests for legal aid and reason make a request for legal aid;
sex, age, level of education, socio - economic group
1997 - 2004
Changed on February 03 2010.
Frequency: Discontinued.

Description topics

Requests for legal assistance
Legal assistance total
Lawyer
Law centre
Including legal shops and legal advice centres.
Semi-private organisation
Legal advice service trade union, consumers organisations, rent
assessment committee, legal expenses insurance.
Notary public
Reason request for legal assistance
Problems related to work
Problems related to new job, dismissal, pension, etc.
Problems related to benefits
Problems related to social security benefits (illness, unemployment,
disablement, etc.).
Problems related to rented house
Problems related to increase in rent, housing benefit.
Problems related to ownership house
Problems related to purchase of a new house, mortgage.
Problems related to contracts
Problems related to purchase of durables, car insurance, health insurance.
Problems related to family affairs
Problems related to family affairs, last will, heritance.
Problems rel. to victims of common crime
Problems related to persons who have become victims of common crime.
Other reason request legal assistance