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Pro Bono Ontario

Legal Advice and Assistance Centre Ottawa


Description
COVID-19 (December 13, 2021): All in-person services closed until further notice. Please call our Legal Advice Hotline: 1-855-255-7256.

Free legal advice for low-income people
  • approximately 30 minutes per visit
  • civil cases only, no family or criminal
Services provided for Superior Court and Small Claims Court cases:
  • explanation of the claim process (how to start a claim, how to defend a claim, considerations a person should think about before starting a claim, enforcing a judgement, etc.)
  • assisting clients in interpreting court rules
  • identifying the court forms a person may need
  • guiding clients in completing court forms
  • providing tip sheets
  • identifying strengths and weaknesses of cases
  • offering the use of computers and software to help create court forms
  • referrals to other legal services
Eligibility
Individuals 18 years and older
Application Process
Call the centre at 1-855-255-7256
Office
1-855-255-7256 - Toll free Legal Advice Hotline
Web Site
https://www.probonoontario.org/
Languages
English, French
Fees
Service - None
Documents Required
Call for information
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario / Navigation communautaire de l’Est ontarien
Last Verified On
December 13, 2021
Address
Ottawa Courthouse, 161 Elgin St, 5th Flr, Rm 5027
Ottawa, ON, K2P 2K1
Cross street: Elgin St and Laurier Ave W
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Hours of Operation
Mon
0930 - 1530
Tue
0930 - 1530
Wed
0930 - 1530
Thu
0930 - 1530
Fri
0930 - 1530

Mon-Fri 9:30 am-11:30 am, 1 pm-3:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Ottawa