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Pro Bono Ontario - Legal Advice and Assistance Centre Ottawa

Record #: 68972334 |  Last Full Update: 13 Dec 2021

Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (December 13, 2021): All in-person services closed until further notice. Please call our Legal Advice Hotline: 1-855-255-7256.

Free legal advice for low-income people
  • approximately 30 minutes per visit
  • civil cases only, no family or criminal
Services provided for Superior Court and Small Claims Court cases:
  • explanation of the claim process (how to start a claim, how to defend a claim, considerations a person should think about before starting a claim, enforcing a judgement, etc.)
  • assisting clients in interpreting court rules
  • identifying the court forms a person may need
  • guiding clients in completing court forms
  • providing tip sheets
  • identifying strengths and weaknesses of cases
  • offering the use of computers and software to help create court forms
  • referrals to other legal services
Hours Mon-Fri 9:30 am-11:30 am, 1 pm-3:30 pm
Eligibility Individuals 18 years and older
Languages English, French
Application Call the centre at 1-855-255-7256
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa
Address

Ottawa Courthouse, 161 Elgin St
5th Flr, Rm 5027
Ottawa, ON K2P 2K1
Canada

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 1-855-255-7256
Website https://www.probonoontario.org/
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