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Legal Aid Ontario

Northeastern Ontario - Legal Aid Services


Description
Provides legal assistance for low-income people

Services include:
  • Legal representation for eligible clients who appear in court without a lawyer
  • Legal aid applications and information over the phone
  • Legal resources and referrals to other social assistance agencies
  • A certificate program for complex and serious cases
Areas of law served include:
  • Criminal
  • Domestic violence
  • Family
Does NOT cover applications for:
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Change of name
  • Personal bankruptcy
  • Power of attorney
  • Money lent to others or money owed to others
  • Sponsorship of relatives
  • Commercial litigation
  • Real estate matters and libel
  • Defamation and slander
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Toll free line: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Eligibility
  • Legal issue must be one that is covered by Legal Aid
  • Must meet income criteria
Application Process
Call the toll free number or apply through the website
Fees
Service - Geared to income and in some cases may be free
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
June 28, 2021