Forms

  • Denied Representation

    Step 1: Request for Review

    Do you believe the contact centre made a mistake in refusing to provide you with a lawyer or terminating your service?

    You can request the decision be reviewed. Submit the Request for Review form within 15 days of the original decision. Please make your reasoning clear on the form.

    Request to Review
    PDF

    Step 2: Request to Appeal

    Do you believe the administrative reviewer made a mistake in upholding a previous decision?

    You can request that the decision be appealed to the Appeals Committee. Submit the Request to Appeal form within 30 days of the administrative review decision. All decisions made by the Appeals Committee are final and can’t be further appealed. Please make your reasoning clear on the form.

    Please note: admin review decisions are final for change of counsel requests and cannot be appealed.

    Request to Appeal
    PDF

    Step 3: Rowbotham Application

    If your Request for Review or Appeal is denied but you still require Counsel, you can make an application to the Court called a “Rowbotham Application.” The following forms are provided for guidance only and do not provide legal advice as to when it may be appropriate to seek a Rowbotham.

    Rowbotham Child Protection Form
    PDF
    Rowbotham Child Protection Information
    PDF
    Rowbotham Criminal Form
    PDF
    Rowbotham Criminal Information
    PDF
  • Pre-Authorized Withdrawal

    Complete this form if you want Legal Aid Alberta to take service payments out of your bank account automatically.

    Pre-Authorized Withdrawal
    PDF
Denied Representation

Step 1: Request for Review

Do you believe the contact centre made a mistake in refusing to provide you with a lawyer or terminating your service?

You can request the decision be reviewed. Submit the Request for Review form within 15 days of the original decision. Please make your reasoning clear on the form.

Request to Review
PDF

Step 2: Request to Appeal

Do you believe the administrative reviewer made a mistake in upholding a previous decision?

You can request that the decision be appealed to the Appeals Committee. Submit the Request to Appeal form within 30 days of the administrative review decision. All decisions made by the Appeals Committee are final and can’t be further appealed. Please make your reasoning clear on the form.

Please note: admin review decisions are final for change of counsel requests and cannot be appealed.

Request to Appeal
PDF

Step 3: Rowbotham Application

If your Request for Review or Appeal is denied but you still require Counsel, you can make an application to the Court called a “Rowbotham Application.” The following forms are provided for guidance only and do not provide legal advice as to when it may be appropriate to seek a Rowbotham.

Rowbotham Child Protection Form
PDF
Rowbotham Child Protection Information
PDF
Rowbotham Criminal Form
PDF
Rowbotham Criminal Information
PDF
Denied Representation

Complete this form if you want Legal Aid Alberta to take service payments out of your bank account automatically.

Pre-Authorized Withdrawal
PDF
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