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Legal Aid Ontario
Northwestern Ontario
Family Duty Counsel

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Description
  • Gives immediate legal assistance on family law issues to individuals who appear in court without a lawyer
  • Provides information about legal rights, obligations and basic court procedure
  • Helps negotiate or settle issues
  • Reviews or prepares court documents to be filed
  • Helps determines if further duty counsel services are required or if the matter requires Legal Aid Ontario's assistance in retaining a lawyer
Provides assistance in:
  • the courtroom for child protection hearings
  • garnishment and support hearings
  • requesting adjournments
  • arguing motions
  • hearings for issues such as custody, access, or support where the issues are not complicated
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon
Eligibility
Must meet criteria for low income designation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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