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Last update June 10,2009
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Access To An Attorney In Japan

Legal counselling
You can obtain an attorney's advice at the bar associations.
At the bar associations legal counseling fee is approximately 5,000yen per half an hour. Bar associations will introduce you an attorney.
We have prepared Attorney's fee calculator. By this you can caluculate your attorney's fee easily.

Legal Aid
You can obtain an attorney's advice at the branches of Japan Legal Aid Corporation provided that your income falls within the qualifying standard income;without fee at Tokyo Branch. And if they judge that your case has the chance of winning, Legal Aid advances you money for filing a law suit.
The Qualifying Standard Income:

June 4,1996