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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 Support for individuals affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and their families service/community navigation education and community leadership development training workshops professional consultation one-to-one…
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.…
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…
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 police…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services