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2000~Today 1990 1980~1970  

2017

7. 4. Opened the Housing Lease Dispute Arbitration Committee of the Gwangju Branch of the Legal Aid Corporation
7. 3. Opened the Housing Lease Dispute Arbitration Committee of the Legal Aid Corporation (Suwon, Daejeon, Dae-gu, Busan)
6. 7. MOU with the GS Caltex and the Korea Transportation Safety Authority
5. 30. Opened the Housing Lease Dispute Arbitration Committee of the Seoul Central Branch of the Legal Aid Corporation
4. 25. Awarded the Presidential Commendation for the 54th "Law Day"
3. 20. Composition of legal support team for Incheon Soraepogu Fish Market Fire Victims
3. 13. Signed MOU with Mongolia Legal Rescue Center
3. 10. the eastern branch of seoul moved and opened
3. 6. Mou with International Legal Experts Association
3. 1. Opened Busan western branch office of Korea Legal Aid Corporation
1. 17. Legal aid for victims of Yeosu fisheries market
1. 16. Mou with with the Korea Consumer Council
1. 12. Mou with the Seoul Bar Association
1. 8. Son,ki-ho was reappointed as secretary-general of the KLAC
1. 1. Free lawsuit structure rescue amount increase
(200 million won → 300 million won)

2016

12. 29. New non executive director were appointmented
- Sun-young park, professor, Dongguk university
- Yoon chang-hyun, Professor, Seoul City University
- President Lee Young-do of the Law times
12. 23. Mou with the Korean Women's Bar Association
12. 19. Cheongju Branch Movement
12. 9. Mou with Kim & Chang Social Contribution Committee
12. 2. Mou with Korean Bar Association and held a seminar on legal structure
12. 1. Composition of legal support team for Daegu Seomun Market Fire Victims
11. 28. Conferences with public interest lawyers
11. 4. Uijeongbu branch Movement
11. 2. Established the Policy Management Planning Team
11. 1. Mou with Korea rehabilitation agency for rehabilitation protection
11. 1. Mou with Hanyang cyber university for academic exchange, etc.
9. 26. KLAC has appointed an honorary ambassador to actress Kim Go-Eun
9. 23. KLAC has signed an MOU to strengthen the links between debt restructuring scheme.
9. 9. Mou with Naver corp. for improving access to information law
8. 24. Mou with Wonkwang digital university for cooperation
8. 1. MOU with Mediawill networks corporation about legal assistance for unpaid youth workers, including part-time workers
7. 5. Expand the range of the free legal aid subjects
- Foreign sailor residing in Korea(about unpaid wages and compensation associated with accidents)
7. 5. KLAC start-up customized legal support business
5. 24. Lee hun was inaugurated as the 12th President of KLAC
5. 19. The National Assembly passed amendments to the Housing Lease Protection Act.
3. 30. MOu with STX Welfare Foundation for Industrial Accident workers with free legal support in Gyungsangnamdo
1. 1. Change the income criteria as 'less than 125% of standard median income'

2015

11. 9. Kwak sang do, 11th President of KLAC, has resigned
11. 4. National Agricultural Cooperative Federation donated 1,300 million won for free legal aid project for farmers
11. 1. Expand the range of the free legal aid subjects
- Foreigners residing in Korea
- Unemployed youth and college students
10. 28. Mou with KDB for unemployed youth and college students
10. 01. Reduce the range of the free legal aid subject
- Restrict some free legal aid subject to an average monthly income less than 2.6 million won
- Switching some free legal aid subject to the paid legal aid subject
09. 14. Open subbranch Hampyeong
09. 01. Value System Declaration Ceremony
09. 01. KLAC 28th anniversary of founding
- legal counseling for 76,094,791 people, 1,857,093 legal aid cases
07. 29. Redefining value system
07. 03. Open subbranch Gokseong
07. 02. Open subbranch in Ganghwa
07. 01. Open 2subbranches in Gimpo, Asan
06. 24. MOU with COMWEL to providing convenience and stabilizing of livelihood for unpaid workers
05. 01. Volunteer lawyers who have experiences as Senior judge or prosecutor conduct legal counselling service
03. 25. MOU with Child Support Agency and Korea Legal Aid Center for family relations and KBA Legal Aid Foundation for child support claims and ensure implementation of single-parent families Children
03. 16. Kwak Sang Do was inaugurated as the 11th President of KLAC
02. 25. Expand the range of the free legal aid which is supported by KSFC Foundation

2014

12. 31. 'A' rating in customer satisfaction surveys organized by the government
12. 30. Jung Hong-won Prime Minister visited the new Legal Aid Corporation headquarters building built in Gimcheon
12. 24. MOU with MINISTRY OF UNIFICATION, MINISTRY OF JUSTICE and Korean Bar Association for North Korean refugees
11. 20. Operate mobile counseling No.2 vehicle
10. 31~11. 01 ‘2014 Public Institution Job Fair’ Participation
10. 27. MOU with Legal Aid Foundation of Taiwan
09. 01. KLAC 27th anniversary of founding
- legal counseling for 70,663,925 people, 1,691,127 legal aid cases
08. 14. MOU with Korea Health and Welfare Information Service
08. 07. Hamill Volunteer Group starting ceremony of the headquarters
07. 22. 'Love Farm 1 company 1 rural area Sisterhood relationship' with Sinan-5ri, Gimcheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do, as
07. 01. Open 4 subbranches in Osan, Ansŏng, Gimhae, Iksan
06. 12. Opening Ceremony for Individual Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Comprehensive Support Center in Ulsan
06. 05. Opening Ceremony for Individual Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Comprehensive Support Center in Suwon
05. 23. MOU with KOREA ASSET MANAGEMENT CORPORATION to support underprivileged like applicants for individual rehabilitation

MOU with Small & Medium Business Administration to increase legal welfare for re-challenge businessman
04. 28. Headquarters move to Kimcheon
04. 23. MOU with Korea Hana Foundation(North Korea Refugees Foundation) for North Korea Refugees to improve legal welfare
04. 03. Seoul Guarantee Insurance Company donated 55 million won for underprivileged like applicants for individual rehabilitation
04. 01. · Expand the range of the free legal aid subjects
 - including artists of Article 2, 「Artists Welfare Act」
· Expand the range of legal aid case
 - all lawsuit against nation
03. 31. MOU with Korean Artists Welfare Foundation for artists to improve legal welfare
03. 04. Shinhan Bank donated 350 million won for Free legal aid project for low-income urban citizens
02. 27. 2013 customer satisfaction survey of public institutions "Good" grading
02. 20. MOU with KSFC Fouudation for rehabilitation such as venture businessman
01. 21. MOU with Korean Residents Union in Japan for protecting the rights and interests of Korean residents in Japan
01. 15. Hwang, Sun-Tae, president of KLAC was chosen as Korea's influential CEO(Customer Satisfaction management part)
01. 08. Son,Ki-HO was appointed as Secretary-General of the KLAC
01. 01. Expand the range of the free legal aid subjects
- Korean War Abductees Family(Disappearance claims judgment sentencing case and Family relation register correction case only)

2013

12. 30. MOU with Truth Commission on Korean War Abductees damage and rehabilitation, with Korean War Abductees Family Union for legal support to Abductees Family
12. 23. National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives donated 45 million won for Free legal aid project for fishermen
11. 26. A delegation from Vietnam Ministry of Justice visited KLAC
11. 22. 2013 Legal Aid Seminar
- Enhance services expertise and Research on specialized area of legal aid
10. 28. Lawyers of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations visited KLAC
10. 22. MOU with Korea Industrial Complex Corporation for medium-sized businesses and workers
10. 10. Open legal aid office for West Coast oil spill
9. 26. National Agricultural Cooperative Federation donated 1,300 million won for free legal aid project for farmers and mobile counseling bus
9. 17. Expand the range of legal aid case for construction workers
9. 1. KLAC 26th anniversary of founding
- legal counseling for 65,562,328 people, 1,528,852 legal aid cases
7. 23. Opening Ceremony for Individual Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Comprehensive Support Center in Daejeon
7. 1. Appoint six lawyers as Legal Advocates for Victims of Sexual Violence
7. 1. Open 9 subbranches in Namyangju, Yeoncheon, Yongin, Boeun, Cheongdo, Yeongcheon, Changnyeong, Yeonggwang, Seogwipo
6. 25. Expand the range of the free legal aid subjects
- National compensation recipient
6. 19. Expand the range of criminal legal aid subject
- Victims of sexual violence and legal representative, prescribed in Article 2 of Act on Special Cases Concerning the Punishment, etc. of Sexual Violence Crimes
6. 4. MOU with Seoul city for the sustainable growth of the socially disadvantaged businesses
5. 31. MOU with Korea Fair Trade Mediation Agency for the protection of small and medium-sized businesses
5. 2. MOU with Hankookilbo and KBcard to improve sharing culture
3. 21. MOU with Korea Financial Investment Association for the protection of low-income financial consumers
3. 14. Shinhan Bank donated 350 million won for Free legal aid project for low-income urban citizens
1. 22. Expand the range of the free legal aid subject
- including construction workers who Construction Workers Mutual Fund has
  decided to support Personal Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy.
1. 22. MOU with Construction Workers Mutual Aid Association to improve legal welfare of the construction workers

2012

12. 18. National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives donated 45 million won for Free legal aid project for fishermen
12. 6. 5th Legal Aid Public-service judge advocates Seminar
11. 23. 2012 Public Institution Job Fair Participation
11. 6. NH NongHyup Card donated fifty million won for Free legal aid project for farmers
10. 23. MOU with Ministry of Gender Equality and Family· KBA Legal Aid Foundation·Korea Legal Aid Center for Family Relations for establishment of Legal Aid Association to support child maintenance
9. 6. Commemorative symposium on the 25th anniversary of the establishment of KLAC
9. 1. KLAC 25th anniversary of founding
- legal counseling for 60,356,200 people, 1,367,500 legal aid cases
8. 27. Open Individual Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Comprehensive Support Center in Gwangju
7. 30. MOU with Seoul Metropolitan and Seoul Welfare Foundation to improve legal welfare of the low-income Seoul citizens
7. 2. Open 9 subbranches in Yesan, Dangjin, Cheongyang, Haman, Uiryeong, Goseong, Naju, Yeongam, Muan
5. 24. MOU with KB Kookmin Bank regarding legal aid for victims of school violence
4. 24. MOU with Misistry of Justice and Korea Coast Guard to improve legal welfare of remote areas
4. 17. Groundbreaking Ceremony of KLAC office
- location: 848 Oksan-ri, Nam-myeon, Gimcheon
- scale: site area 4,321㎡, building area 4,890㎡,
(5 stories above ground and 1 story below)
4. 5. MOU with Seoul Guarantee Insurance Company to improve legal welfare of the underprivileged like applicants for individual rehabilitation
3. 16. ● Expand the range of criminal legal aid case
- legal representation for children and juvenile victims of sexual abuse based on ACT ON THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND JUVENILES FROM SEXUAL ABUSE article 18-6
- representation for complaint of victim to the sexual assault offender based on ACT ON THE PREVENTION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT AND PROTECTION, ETC. OF VICTIMS THEREOF article 2

● Expand the range of criminal legal aid subject
- victims of sexual assault on children and juveniles based on ACT ON THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND JUVENILES FROM SEXUAL ABUSE article 2 subparagraph 2
- victims of sexual assault (including foreign women residents) based on ACT ON THE PREVENTION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT AND PROTECTION, ETC. OF VICTIMS THEREOF article 2
3. 9. Shinhan Bank donated 350 million won for Free legal aid project for low-income urban citizens
1. 1. Amend organization regulation
- open 9 subbranches in Yesan, Cheongyang, Dangjin, Haman, Uiryeong, Goseong, Naju, Yeongam, Muan. appoint name and location(on July 1)
- Separate KLAC Law-related Education Center as an independent organization
- organize Individual Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Comprehensive Support Center
- Set up rules for the personnel criteria and job description of Presidents of KLAC Law-related Education Center and Individual Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Comprehensive Support Center
- Amend the assignment criteria for the chief of auditing team
- Rename Budgeting Education Dept. to Finance Admin. Dept.
- Increase the personnel (6 attorneys, 32 staffs, 1 clerk, total 39 personnel)

2011

12. 27. Japan Legal Aid Center correspondent Conference
- discussion on the status of japanese legal aid system and future of legal aid for Korean residents in Japan
12. 19. Participate 2011 Public Institution Job Fair
12. 15. 4th Legal Aid Public-service judge advocates Seminar with Ministry of Justice
12. 13. National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives donated 45 million won for Free legal aid project for fishermen
12. 9. 2011 Legal Aid Seminar
- discussion on promoting high quality legal service with warm heart
12. 5. MOU for Local Enterprise Talent Donation
- with Ministry of Public Administration and Security, KLAC, National Agricultural Cooperative Federation, Korea Patent Attorneys Association, etc (total 13 institutions)
12. 1. Secretary General Shin, Nam-gyu served for consecutive years
11. 22. Sisterhood Relationship with Gwanak-Shinsa Market for revitalizing traditional market places
11. 9. Participate on Job Fair for Law students
- public institutions, major companies and law firms were participated (total 23 institution)
11. 1. Kwon Jae-Jin, Minister of Justice, visited KLAC mobile legal advice site for encouragement
10. 3. Improve the working environment of Seoul Central Subsidiary
9. 19. Counselors of living counseling center, Korean Residents Union on Japan visited KLAC
9. 1. Open Masan local branch
9. 1. KLAC 24th anniversary of founding
- legal counseling for 56,320,000 people, 1,241,600 legal aid cases
8. 29. National Agricultural Cooperative Federation donated 1,300 million won for free legal aid project for farmers
8. 5. MOU with Lifeline Korea Social Welfare Organization
- establish mutual cooperative relationship for legal aid for bereaved families of suicides
7. 1. Open 15 substations in Pyeongchang, Hoengseong, Jeongseon, Seongju, Chilgok, Goryeong, Hamyang, Sancheong, Hapcheon, Boseong, Hwasun, Goheung, Buan, Gimjae, Gochang
6. 20. Hwang, Seon-Tae was inaugurated as the 10th President of KLAC
6. 13. MOU with Korean Residents Union on Japan
- establish the mutual cooperative relationship for promoting the human rights and legal welfare of Korean residents in Japan
6. 3. Open KLAC Law-related Education Center
- experiential education for nationwide multicultural families
6. 1. Dispatch a staff to Japan Legal Aid Center
5. 27. Open Individual Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Comprehensive Support Center in Busan
4. 4. MOU with Korean War Memorial Foundation
- support legal education and internship program for international students
3. 31. Expand the range of the free legal aid subject
- including multicultural families
3. 1. Expand the range of the free legal aid subject
- including medium/long-term discharged soldiers
- including entire victims of domestic assault and sexual assault
2. 24. MOU with Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs
- support free legal aid for medium/long-term discharged soldiers

2010

12. 14. National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives donated 45 million won for Free legal aid project for fishermen
11. 26. Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik visited KLAC
- gather opinions from legal aid workplace and encourage the employees of KLAC
11. 23. Counselors of living counseling center, Korean Residents Union on Japan visited KLAC
- discussion on promoting method for the human rights and legal welfare of Korean residents in Japan
11. 18. MOU with National Health Insurance Corporation
- establish cooperative relationship for legal and social welfare
10. 26. Mori Yuichi, a staff of Japan Legal Aid Center visited KLAC for education
10. 10. Organize Community Service Volunteer for Fair Society
- organize 25 nationwide corps, including 450 members
9. 15. MOU with Happy World Foundation
- for protecting public rights and interest of the underprivileged and advanced legal awareness
9. 1. KLAC 23th anniversary of founding
- legal counseling for 52,580,000 people, 1,104,000 legal aid cases
8. 1. Appoint members of legal aid committee on KLAC local branches (12 attorneys)
7. 26. MOU with The Korea Christian Conciliation and Arbitration Institute
- legal aid concerning the particularity of disputes inside the religions
7. 5. MOU with Korea Exchange
- for preventing disputes related to financial investment instrument and prompt damage relief
7. 1. Expand the range of legal aid subject
- including basic old age pensioners
7. 1. Operate mobile counseling vehicle for areas without legal accessibility
- mobile legal service for the disabled and people in remote areas
- nationwide local tour bus with the capacity of 35 people
7. 1. Open 15 substations located in Pocheon, Gapyeong, Cheolwon, Yang-gu, Injae, Hwacheon, Goesan, Jincheon, Eumseong, Yeongyang, Cheongsong, Uljin, Jinan, Muju, Jangsu
6. 24. 2010 Korea Social Responsibility Management Award by The Korea Economic Daily
6. 1. Open Individual Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Comprehensive Support Center in Daegu
5. 7. Establish prompt rescue process for Telephone Financial Fraud victims
5. 1. Establish Call-Back system and legal aid guardian system
- appoint exclusive guardians for the disabled, old age pensioner, children in need, domestic assault/sexual assault victims
4. 19. Expand the range of legal aid subject
- bereaved family of patriotic martyr, the wounded for patriotic cause, and their families
- sexual assault victims under 19
- the unregistered citizen on the registration of family relationship
4. 1. Project lawsuit for victimized lessee by realestate mediation fraud

2009

12. 24. Present resident registration certificates to the unregistered residing in Youngbo Nursing Home
12. 2. MOU with HUFS Law School and Ajou Law School
12. 2. Javed Sadiq Malik, Chief of Asian Ombudsman Association, and his party visited KLAC
11. 13. MOU with Korean National Police Agency for prompt legal aid for low-income citizens and the unprivileged
11. 6. MOU with Japan Legal Aid Center
- international relationship on legal aid system and information interchange
11. 4. MOU with IALS(Institute of Advanced Lagal Studies), University of London
8. 1. MOU with Kyung Hee University Law School
7. 1. Open 17 substations in Donghae, Samcheok, Taebaek, Boryeong, Seocheon, Buyeo, Yeongju, Yecheon, Mungyeong, Sacheon, Hadong, Namhae, Wando, Jindo, Gangjin
6. 15. Establish exclusive task force for victims of illegal private loan
6. 15. Awarded Quality Mark Certificate of Web Accessibility by National Information Society Agency
6. 8. MOU with Seoul National University, School of Law
5. 27 MOU with Korea University Law School
5. 19. Expand and move Individual Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Comprehensive Support Center in Seoul Central Subsidiary
4. 9. MOU for supporting low-income citizen without financial resources
- with Ministry of Health and Welfare, Credit Counseling and Recovery Service, Korea Asset Management Corporation, Community Chest of Korea
3. 1. Reorganize headquarter
- organize Strategy & Planning Team, Law-related Education Team
3. 1. Open local branch in Anyang, Suwon subsidiary
2. 1. Practice after-hours legal counseling, including Saturday in Seoul Central Subsidiary
1. 23. MOU with National Child Protection Agency for promoting human rights of abused children
1. 21. Open Individual Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Comprehensive Support Center in Seoul Central Subsidiary
1. 15. MOU with Credit Counseling and Recovery Service for financial recovery of the public without financial resources
1. 1. Expand the range of the free legal aid subject
- including all the registered disabled(1st - 6th degree of disability)

2008

12. 01

Legal aid eligibility extended  to :
Minor public charge, Sufferer related to defoliant, veterans of merit, special task force agent,
handicapped with rate 4 to 6, business owner with average income under 2.6 mil won per month.

07. 01

Legal aid eligibility extended to :
Korean citizens and foreign residents with average income under 2.6 mil won per month.

06. 20

9th chief director, hong-won Jung's inauguration.

03. 01

Expand the range of legal aid subject :
Minor male victims (age 13 or under) of Sexual harassment and domestic violence.

01. 01 free legal aid service extended to sailors whose wages and retirement grants are overdue under the guidance of the Seaman Law.

2007

11. 07 Host the workshop for refugees related lawsuits. (keynote speaker : Rodger Haines)
10. 26 Published law counseling casebook ‘power legal tips’. (2007 edition)
09. 19 Conclude an operational agreement with 11 law schools including Yonsei University
09. 01

20th anniversary of the KLAC
(legal aid counseling : 42,000,000 ; legal aid beneficiary : 728,000)

06. 01 The KLAC operates total consultation service for legal aid through 132 hotline.
05. 10 Scholars from world wide visited the KLAC
04. 25 Lim sung-hoon was appointed as honorary spokesperson of the KLAC.
04. 25 The Moran was granted to chief director ‘Jin-Ho Huh’.
04. 16 Invented new software for everyday legal tips.
03. 19

Introduced new system for administrative information.
(legal aid related documents can be viewed electronically through this new system)

03. 01

Information & strategy team launched in the central chapter West branch founded in Dae-gu region

      
02. 01 Legal aid eligibility extended to : single parent families
01. 29

MOU with the ministry of gender equality related to
legal aid for single parent family.

01. 24

MOU with the Korean Social Worker Associations regarding
legal aid services for human rights.

01. 09 Received an appreciation plaque from Agricultural Cooperative Association
01. 08

MOU with the Ministry of gender equality regarding legal aid for victims of sexual crimes.

      
01. 01 Expan the range of legal aid subject :
Korean citizens and foreign residents with average income under 2.4 mil won per month

2006

12. 13. 'Love Farm 1 company 1 rural area Sisterhood relationship' with Daebo 1-ri, Gapyeong, Gyeong-gi, as
11. 02. Shinhan Bank donated 5,000 million won for free legal aid deposit for low-income citizen
09. 01 19th Anniversary of Founding
- legal counseling for 38,000,000 people, 620,000 legal aid cases
- Enact Charter of Ethics, Declaration of Ethical Management and Practice Resolution
07. 01 Expand the range of the free legal aid subject
- including tobacco retailers with small business with monthly average sales under 2.2 million won
05. 01 ● Expand the range of the legal aid subject
- Men of merit for 5.18
- Applicant for individual rehabilitation and bankruptcy
● Appoint members of legal aid committee and support free legal aid project
- appoint 128 private attorneys
01. 09 KLAC provides open class and legal advice on individual rehabilitation and bankcruptcy
01. 02

Launch free legal aid services for criminal victims launched.

01. 01

Legal aid eligibility extended to include:
-Domestic citizens and foreign residents with their average income -under 2.2 mil. won per month. Patriots & Veterans of Merit,
 the applicant for bankruptcy or credit recovery procedures

2005

12. 26 Open class and legal advice for workers whose wages are overdue.
11. 23 Legal aid brochures issued in English for foreign workers .
09. 23 Establish task force team to assist bankruptcy rehabilitation applicants.
09. 01 Legal aid eligibility extended to merchants and industrialists of
small-scale business.
07. 01 Free legal aid eligibility extended to workers whose wages are overdue, refugee-residents who escaped from North Korea, Honored Patriots of National Independence, low-income family-provider females, and females who quit sex trade or prostitution.
06. 02 KLAC signs the Legal Aid for Consumers Agreement with Korea Consumer Agency.
04. 06 Interdepartmental reorganization to apply Team System, comprised of 12 Teams including Innovation & Administration Team.
01. 01 Legal aid eligibility extended to include:
- Domestic citizens and foreign residents with their average
  income under 2 mil. won per month.
- Refugee-residents who escaped from North Korea.

2004

02. 01 Reorganization: five branches promoted to chapters.
01. 01 Free Legal aid eligibility extended to include:
- Foreign residents as well as domestic citizens with their
  average income under 1.7 mil. won per month.
- Retrial of criminal case, administrative review case.

2003

06. 16

KLAC conducts prison visitation program to give legal advice to inmates.

03. 01 Goyang Branch launched, as a part of Headquarters, 13 chapters, 42 branches.
01. 01 Free legal aid extended to female victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, and sex trade or prostitution.

2002

09. 01 Ansan Branch launched, as a part of Headquarters, 13 chapters, 42 branches.
08. 15 Eligibility extended to include:
- The person for whom the court decided to grant litigation
  aid service.
- Administrative matters
04. 01 Free legal aid service extended to mother-and-child families.

2001

04. 01 KLAC launches the KLAC Development Project Team.
01. 01 The amount of attorney's fee reduced to 50% to promote the welfare of the people.

2000

09. 22 Establish nationwide 'Hot Line 132' service
07. 01 Legal aid services extended to Judicial Review of Administrative Act and Adjudication on Constitutional Complaints.
06. 01 Klac internet homepage (http://www.klac.or.kr) offers on-line advice service.
05. 01 Free legal representation for criminal cases extended to pretrial detention cases.
04. 01 KLAC arranges legal aid services for criminal complaints reported to the prosecution.
01. 01 ● Expand the range of legal aid subject
-from monthly income of 1.3million won to 1.5 million won

● Include those out of the range when it's neccessary to pursue the case together with those within the range.
 
 
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