Applicant stories

Legal support as a lifeline: Peter and Susan’s story

Legal help can be a lifeline for desperate litigants in person. Two of our elderly applicants facing bankruptcy and homelessness were able to remain in the home they had shared together for decades thanks to Advocate’s work.

How emergency assistance can make a difference: Sophie's Story

The courts and tribunals process can be extremely stressful for litigants in person, and this difficulty becomes more complex for those experiencing stress-related health issues. The timely assistance of an excellent barrister can come as a welcome relief.

Fighting for a more hopeful future: Joseph’s Story

Joseph's case shows us how Advocate's work can produce a fairer result and reduce uncertainty and anxiety over an applicant’s future.