The State Ensured Legal Aid Law provides for the right of a legitimate representative of a child, a citizen or a non-citizen of Latvia, to receive financial support for protection violated or disputed rights of a person or legally protected interests, related to suspension or withdrawal of child custody rights in a European Union Member State or a third country.

To be able to receive financial support, a person shall address the Court Administration of the Republic of Latvia by application, the form sample of which is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers.

The Court Administration of the Republic of Latvia within 14 days takes a decision on providing financial support, and in case of positive decision issues a letter of guarantee of payment for legal aid, provided by a foreign legal aid provider.