The article is devoted to the questions of free legal assistance, providing by notaries. In the article the author analyses the legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of notarial services provision. The author considers the complexity in legal regulation regarding to the list of notarial advices admitted for free provision and suggests the ways to eliminate it.
Author analyzes the competences of subjects of the Russian Federation in sphere of providing of free legal assistance. Authors concern the peculiarities of legal regulation in this sphere at the local and regional levels. Actuality of the theme of this article is based on two factors: the initial stage of the formation of this institute and the delegating federal legislation, all costs related with the provision of legal assistance to the expenditure commitments of budget of subjects of the Russian Federation.