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Legal Aid Ontario

Northwestern Ontario - Family Duty Counsel


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
Eligibility
Must meet low income criteria
Application Process
Apply through the website or call the toll-free number
Toll Free
1-800-668-8258 - Application Line
Office
807-274-9571
Web Site
https://www.legalaid.on.ca/
Email
info@lao.on.ca
Languages
English, French
Documents Required
Proof of income, any documents about 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
333 Church St
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 1C9
  • Located on Church St in downtown Fort Frances
  • Closest intersection is at Church St and Portgae Ave
  • Situated in the Fort Frances Courthouse

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1430

Mon 9 am-2:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Rainy River District