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Court systems

Includes structures and processes in Canadian criminal and civil courts.

Ottawa Court House - Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General

Comprises Ontario Court of Justice & Superior Court of Justice: criminl, civil, family, small claims matters, divsional courts; also probating & filing wills for safekeeping.

Record #: OCR1266 Last Full Update: 12 Sep 2019
Names
Alternate Name Civic Office ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
161 Elgin St
Ottawa, ON K2P 2K1
 
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Intersection Elgin St and Laurier Ave W
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters * pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Comprised of both the Ontario Court of Justice offices and the Superior Court of Justice offices.

Criminal Office: criminal offenses under federal and some provincial statutes * trial of persons under the age of 18

Civil Court Office: cases related to motor vehicle accidents * mortgages * sales of goods and services * applications under provincial statutes related to landlords and tenants and construction liens

Family Court Office: family matters * custody, access of children * child support * children in need of protection * adoptions and divorce * Family Law Information Center

Small Claims Office: claims regarding money * damage and personal property disputes up to $25,000

Divisional Court Office: appeals from final and interlocutory orders of a judge of the Superior Court of Justice * appeals from the Case Management Master * appeals from final orders of the Small Claims Court * appeals from the decisions of various tribunals and statutory decision makers

Estates * probating and filing of wills for safekeeping
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call to apply
Languages English ; French
Fees Service
Service Categories Civil Division of Provincial/Territorial Court ; Court Filing Offices ; Criminal Division of Provincial/Territorial Court ; Document Deposit/Online Storage Services ; Family Division of Provincial/Territorial Court ; Provincial/Territorial Court Enforcement Officers ; Provincial/Territorial Superior Courts ; Youth Division of Provincial/Territorial Court
Waiting List Yes, length varies
Contact Information
Office Phone General Information 613-239-1560; 
Civil Office 613-239-1054; 
Family Office and Client Services 613-239-1274; 
Small Claims Office 613-239-1079; 
Estates 613-239-1024; 
Divisional Court Office 613-239-1071; 
Criminal Office 613-239-1153; 
Bankruptcy Office 613-239-1320; 
Lost and found 613-239-1000; 
Enforcement/Sheriff 613-239-1050;
Fax Small Claims Court 613-239-1028; 
Civil Office 613-239-1075; 
Court Support 613-239-1405; 
Criminal Office 613-239-1171; 
Family Office 613-239-1099; 
Administration 613-239-1491;
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/courts/
Primary Contact Info Desk; Phone: 613-239-1000
Other Details
Established Centralized court house on Elgin: 1986
Funding Provincial
Resources Website, varies according to service required
Accreditation No

Reach Canada

Educates and informs persons with disabilities, family members, lawyers and the general public about the rights and interests of persons with disabilities and ensures that quality legal and social

Record #: OCR1591 Last Full Update: 22 Jan 2020
Names
Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
312 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4X5
 
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Intersection Parkdale Ave and Scott St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (May 4, 2020): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance * referrals made to legal resources will now be in the form of telephone or videoconference meetings * Reach’s Legal Referral team will be working remotely until further notice * response time may be impacted by these new working arrangements

Dedicated to educating and informing persons with disabilities, family members, lawyers and the general public about the rights and interests of persons with disabilities and ensuring that quality legal and social representation are provided

The Centre provides speakers to groups and educational programs * lawyer referral services for people with disabilities through a network of lawyers who volunteer
Hours COVID-19 Mon-Thu 9 am-2 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Persons with disabilities and family members, lawyers, mediators and the general public * anyone interested in the rights and interests of persons with disabilities
Application Call or visit the website to apply
Languages English ; French ; French lawyers are available
Fees None
Service Categories Disability Associations ; Disability Awareness Programs ; Disability Rights Groups ; Legal Assistance Referral Services ~ Disabilities Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-236-6636
Toll Free Phone 1-888-669-4001
E-Mail reach@reach.ca
Website www.reach.ca
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Other Details
Established 1981
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107889297 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website