Some indicators of legal issues
What the clients may say:
- "My partner died without a will. Now I’m having financial troubles because our bank accounts are in his/her name only."
- "I know that I have inherited something from my common-law partner, but the family member responsible for settling his/her affairs refuses to speak with me."
- "My friend asked me to be an executor or personal representative, but I don’t know what that means."
- "I want to make plans so that my disabled child’s care continues after I die."
Legal Services and Information
|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…|
|Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Victims and Vulnerable Persons Division - Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee||Responsible for:Protecting Mentally Incapable People: Managing the finances and property of adults who have been found incapable of managing their own affairs * Services: guardianship…|
|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…|
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