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The Center of Legal Aid in Criminal Justice (CMK in Turkish) is an obligatory service that must be given by the Bar Associations to the individuals who meet the conditions. The legal aid in criminal justice should be provided by the members of the Bar without any demand for money from the applicants. This means that the service of Legal Aid in Criminal Justice is free for the clients. The payment for the lawyer are made by the state. Both the Turkish citizens and the foreigners may apply to the Izmir Bar Association in order to benefit from this service. One must have the necessary conditions such as the economical difficulties, age or being charged with a sentence more than an amount of years to use the Legal Aid in Criminal Justice.