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Legal Aid Ontario

Northwestern Ontario - Criminal Duty Counsel


Description
  • Provides immediate legal assistance to individuals appearing in court without a lawyer
  • Informs individuals about legal rights, obligations and the court process
  • Provides assistance in the courtroom for bail hearings and sentencing
  • Assists with diversions, guilty pleas and adjournments
  • Helps determine if further duty counsel services are required or if the matter requires Legal Aid Ontario's assistance in retaining a lawyer
May provide assistance in specialized courts including:
  • Aboriginal persons (Gladue) court
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug treatment
  • Mental health
Note: Criminal Duty Counsel cannot assist with trials
Eligibility
Must meet low income criteria
Application Process
Call the application line or apply through the website
Toll Free
1-800-668-8258 - Application Line
Office
807-468-7072
TTY
1-800-855-0511
Web Site
https://www.legalaid.on.ca/
Email
info@lao.on.ca
Mailing Address
216 Water St
Kenora, ON, P9N 1S4
Canada
Languages
English
Documents Required
Proof of income, any documents related to the legal case
Accessibility
Fully accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
July 8, 2022
Address
216 Water St
Kenora, ON, P9N 1S4
  • Located on Water St across from the Lake of the Woods Museum
  • Closest intersection is at Water St and Hwy 17
  • Situated on the lower level of the Kenora Courthouse

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Hours of Operation
Tue
0900 - 1200
Thu
0900 - 1200

Tue, Thu 9 am-12 noon
Service Area(s)
Kenora District