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Legal Aid Ontario
Northwestern Ontario
Criminal Duty Counsel, Thunder Bay Courthouse

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Description
  • Gives immediate legal assistance to individuals who appear in court for criminal matters without a lawyer
  • Provides information about legal rights, obligation and the court process
  • Provides assistance in the courtroom for bail hearings and sentencing
  • Assists with diversions, guilty pleas and sentencing
  • Helps determine if further duty counsel services are required or if the matter requires Legal Aid Ontario's assistance in retaining a lawyer
Provides assistance in specialized courts such as:
  • Mental health
  • Drug treatment
  • Domestic violence
  • Aboriginal persons (Gladue) court
Note: Criminal duty counsel cannot assist with trials
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Eligibility
Must meet financial eligibilities, and legal matter covered by Legal Aid Ontario
Application Process
Call for information
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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