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Legal Aid Ontario

Legal Aid Ontario




Legal Aid Certificates — reimburses participating lawyers for services rendered on behalf of client * client may have to agree to repay all or part of legal fees * financial assessment required * only granted for serious legal matters such as criminal, family or immigration and refugee law

Duty Counsel — provides legal representation for low-income people appearing in court without a lawyer * advice and information * criminal, family and tenant cases * mental health duty counsel for persons living in psychiatric facilities

Community Legal Clinics — nonprofit independent and specialty legal centres funded by Legal Aid Ontario — see separate entries * legal assistance in areas such as housing law, social assistance and other income support programs * client may be asked to contribute towards disbursements

Family Law Service Centres (FLSC) — range of legal resources and support for family matters — see separate entries * located in Toronto Central, Toronto North, Newmarket, Brampton, Chatham and Sarnia * Family Law Information Centres (FLICs) — advice lawyer * located at certain courts

Refugee Law Office — legal assistance to refugee claimants and immigrants eligible for legal aid * see separate entry

LawFactswww.lawfacts.ca — online legal information

Contact Information

EMAIL www.legalaid.on.ca/en/
PHONE 1-800-668-8258
ADDRESS   7755 Hurontario Street
Brampton, ON L6W 4T1


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