The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublikos teisingumo ministerija)
Gedimino pr. 30
Yes, a person may send his or her claim directly to the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania.
- supporting documents?
The claim and additional documents must be submitted in Lithuanian or English.
The costs of translating the claim and/or documents attached to it into Lithuanian or English must be covered by the applicant or the sending authority.
A victim of crime does not need to be present when his or her claim is being decided upon. Such costs are therefore not eligible for reimbursement.
A victim of crime does not need to be present when his or her claim is being decided upon.
Documents issued by the competent institutions/individuals in the victim’s country of residence will be recognised.
A decision will be taken within a month following the submission of the claim and all the necessary documents to the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania.
Usually in Lithuanian.
Decisions taken by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania may be challenged before the Lithuanian Administrative Disputes Commission (Lietuvos administracinių ginčų komisija) or Vilnius Regional Administrative Court (Vilniaus apygardos administracinis teismas) within one month from the date on which the decision was communicated.
Yes. A person may apply for legal aid from the State Guaranteed Legal Aid Service (Valstybės garantuojamos teisinės pagalbos tarnyba) which will decide on the provision of legal aid.
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