Response by the legally aided party

Costs orders against legally aided parties and/or the Lord Chancellor: The response by the legally aided party

Within 21 days of being served with the application, the legally aided party must respond by filing a statement of resources (defined below) and serving a copy of it on the receiving party and where relevant the Lord Chancellor. The legally aided party may also, within the same time limit, file and serve written points disputing the bill of costs.