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Legal Aid Ontario
Northwestern Ontario
Legal Aid Services, Kenora

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Description
Provides legal assistance for low-income people
Services include:
  • Legal representation for eligible clients who appear in court without a lawyer
  • Legal aid applications and information over the phone
  • Legal resources and referrals to other social assistance agencies
  • A certificate program for complex and serious cases
Areas of law served include:
  • Criminal
  • Domestic violence
  • Family
  • Immigration and refugee
Does NOT cover applications for:
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Change of name
  • Personal bankruptcy
  • Power of attorney
  • Money lent to others or money owed to others
  • Sponsorship of relatives
  • Commercial litigation
  • Real estate matters and libel
  • Defamation and slander
Comments
Provides legal assistance at the courthouse in Fort Frances once per week
Hours of Operation
Kenora: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmFort Frances: Mon 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Legal issue must be one that Legal Aid Ontario covers
  • Individual must have low income
Application Process
Must call 1-800-668-8258 to apply
Fees
Service - Geared to income and and may in some cases be free
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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