Our aim is for the Legal Choices website to be as easy to use as possible for everyone.
That’s why we use plain and simple language across the website and have made sure the website is optimised to work on tablets, phones and other handheld devices.
Here are some ways to make your experience of using this website even better.
Easy Read information
The Legal Choices website is here to help you.
If you have a legal problem and don’t know where to start we can help.
If you want to know about lawyers you can find out facts about them.
You can find out about money and ways to pay for lawyers.
This can help you work out what to do and what your rights are.
Viewing and using the website
You can increase the size of the website on any device you are using. If you are using a tablet or a smartphone you can use the website easily using touch, and can adjust the size of the display in the way that you would normally. If you are using a desktop or a laptop computer you can increase the size of the website on your screen by using your internet browser’s facility for this.
If you use a screen or Braille reader you will be able to view the different areas of the website. We have avoided the use of PDF documents and all images are clearly named.
The Legal Choices website uses software that supports the ‘Web Content Accessibility Guidelines’ 2.0. These guidelines aim to make sure websites work well with specific requirements that some disabled people may have.
We have also made sure the website’s text and colours do not distort if someone increases their screen resolution to view content
Customise your computer or device
AbilityNet and the BBC have information available to help you with:
- vision – help with seeing your screen
- help with sounds and audio
- keyboard and mouse difficulties
- reading, spelling and understanding
You can use keys on the keyboard to move around the Legal Choices website quicker. The keys to use depend on your browser.
Find information for the four main browsers by selecting:
- Internet Explorer version 6 shortcuts
- Internet Explorer version 7 shortcuts
- Internet Explorer version 8 shortcuts
- Internet Explorer version 9 shortcuts
- Chrome shortcuts
- Firefox shortcuts
- Opera shortcuts
- Safari shortcuts
Using other languages
Google Translate is a free service that allows you to translate text and information into many different languages. You can use Google Translate here – http://translate.google.com/
www.abilitynet.org.uk can help disabled people with using computers and the internet
www.screenreader.net/ – for access to the award-winning free screen reader Thunder
If you have difficulty accessing any part of the website, or if you want to make a suggestion to us please let us know.
You can get in touch through our ‘Contact Us‘ page.