If you are not in custody, you have the opportunity to apply online on the Legal Aid Ontario website. Not all lawyers will work with people who have a legal aid certificate. You need to find a lawyer who will be willing to both help you and accept your legal aid certificate. Since the Court must remain impartial in any matter that may be brought before it, the Supreme Court cannot offer legal advice; However, we are happy to refer you to resources available on other websites. The following links provide information to help you find a lawyer or paralegal to help you with your case, as well as general information about the court system and various legal issues. To apply online, you are currently not allowed to own a property and no more: You must submit your asylum application through the new online application system if you: For more information, see How do I apply for a legal aid certificate? Steps to justice. If you are leaving an abusive family situation and need immediate help, you can get up to two hours of free legal advice (up to five two-hour permits per year – one per legal issue) regarding family law and immigration and refugee law. No financial eligibility requirements are required for this service. Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) provides legal services to people with very low incomes in Ontario. If you have income or your own property, you may be eligible for a certificate with a contribution agreement. This means that you will have to reimburse LAO some or all of your legal fees depending on your income level.
To apply for a legal aid certificate, you must prove that you meet LAO`s financial eligibility rules. This means that you have to show them that you have a low income. You must provide information about your income, property and savings. You should also provide information about how many family members live in your home and how much money each person earns. Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) is a not-for-profit organization funded by Legal Aid Ontario, the Ministry of Justice and the Law Foundation of Ontario that develops and distributes legal information. CLEO offers resources and publications on a variety of topics, many of which are available in other languages. If you are at the LAO office, you will need to complete a legal aid application. The office staff will help you with this and may be able to tell you immediately if you are eligible for legal aid.
It is important that you inform staff if your situation is an emergency so that you can get help immediately. The staff at the Community Legal Clinic may also be able to assist you with your application. For more information about this service, please contact your local animal shelter or community law clinic. You can get a referral voucher for two hours of free legal advice from a lawyer who has experience in domestic violence issues. You have the right to file a formal complaint with LAO if you have a problem with one of their services, a community law clinic or a legal aid lawyer. Contact LAO and its Complaints Division for more information. Visit Find a Lawyer on LAO`s website to find a lawyer in your area who provides legal aid. An LAO office also has a list of lawyers who can work on your case. To find a Laotie OA office near you, visit Legal Aid Ontario.
Legal Aid asks you for personal information such as your legal name, date of birth, charges and criminal record Your Legal Rights is a website set up by CLEO that provides legal information to people in Ontario. The website provides information on various legal services in Ontario and also provides information and advice on a variety of legal topics such as: Community agencies can help you find an interpreter and prepare you to apply for legal aid. To find help, go to Services Near Me and search for „Community Legal Clinics” in your area. If you do not have a legal representative, it is important to get legal help. There are several ways to apply for legal aid in Ontario: To find out if you are eligible for legal aid, to get the most up-to-date information about LAO`s services, or to find the nearest legal clinic, visit legalaid.on.ca If you have a legal problem in Ontario but live outside the province or country, see our non-resident services page. Client number: Legal Aid Ontario gives each client a number to use to identify them in the Legal Aid Ontario system. This will be given to you when you apply for a certificate for the first time. It starts with the letters „CLT” and remains the same in all your certificates. When you apply for legal aid, you should have as much information as possible that relates to your legal problem. If you are applying by phone, a representative may refer you to another LAO service, such as duty counsel, or refer you to a second representative if they determine that you need to apply for a certificate (in which case, LAO pays a lawyer to represent you). The Law Society of Ontario (ASL) is the professional association that regulates lawyers and paralegals in Ontario. The Law Society`s Referral Service connects lawyers and paralegals with people seeking legal assistance.
This service is accessible by phone or by filling out an online application form. This website contains general legal information for Ontario Canada.It is not intended to serve as legal advice on any particular legal matter. If you are a client of Legal Aid Ontario and have up-to-date records with us, we may request a legal aid certificate on your behalf. If we apply on your behalf, the chances of getting approval are the same as if you had done it alone. Legal Aid Ontario offers a range of legal services to low-income people. Please visit the Legal Aid website to find out if you are eligible for legal aid and for information on the types of assistance offered by legal aid. If you are financially eligible and have a legal issue that we cover, we will help you pay for a lawyer to represent you. Apply online – currently only available to people who do not own property, and one or the other: If you receive a legal aid certificate, it means that LAO will pay a lawyer to work for you.