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Rights of Accused

Includes information about release from custody (bail), the right to a fair trial, and the right to counsel.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "When I was arrested, I was not told I had the right to talk to a lawyer before talking to the police."

Legal Services and Information

Records for Rights of Accused
Title Description
Ontario Legal Information Centre COVID-19 (May 7, 2020): Centre will no longer offer its services in person for the time being * legal information services remain available by telephone…
University of Ottawa - Community Legal Clinic Student Legal Aid Services Society clinic staffed by students and supervised by lawyers provides legal services to low-income members of the community conducts legal education…
Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa COVID-19 (24 November 2021) Counsellors and caseworkers are still available virtually and over the phone * call 613-237-7427 or email info@efryottawa.com for supportThis information is…
ABLE2 - Fetal Alcohol Resource Program COVID-19 (16 Jul 2021): Staff can be reached by phone or email. Virtual programs only.Support for individuals affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and their…
Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities - Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance. Referrals…
The Royal - Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre - Integrated Forensic Program COVID-19: All day programs, outreach services and drop-in activities are suspended until further notice. One-on-one care will continue. Outpatient appointment schedules may be adjusted. (October 1,…
Office of the Independent Police Review Director Independent oversight agency * receives, manages and oversees all public complaints about the conduct of a police officer or the policies and services of a…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services