Escape fee cases
Escape fee cases are mentioned in The mental health fee scheme.
- Escape case guidance. Legal Aid Agency, 'Escape Case Electronic Handbook' (v2.1, 22/2/22) — The changes from v2, as set out in Appendix 12, are: "8.2: Removed reference to priority returns and hard rejects" and "10.2: Reworded paragraph to make clear that providers charge is only applicable in family help lower".
- Escape fee guidance. Legal Aid Agency, 'Guidance for electronic submission of Escape Case Claims' (13/5/21) — Electronic submission of escape fee claims will be possible, though not mandatory, after the coronavirus restrictions are removed. From 21/6/21 the LAA will require file notes for all items of 1 hour or more. The guidance sets out the requirements and procedure.
- LAA: EC-CLAIM 1: escape fee case claim form. This page contains links to the form and guidance documents.