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Legal Aid Ontario
Northeastern Ontario
Criminal Duty Counsel Services, Sudbury 155 Elm St

  • Gives immediate legal assistance to individuals who appear in court 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 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 specialized courts such as:
  • Mental health
  • Drug treatment
  • Domestic violence
  • Aboriginal persons (Gladue) court
Note: Criminal duty counsel cannot assist with trials
Individuals may also call Legal Aid Ontario at their toll-free number to speak with legal aid staff, and access a variety of legal aid services, information, and advice. Toll-free: 1-800-668-8258
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Must meet financial eligibility and legal matter must be covered by Legal Aid Ontario
Application Process
Call for more information
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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