Legal Aid Ontario
Duty Counsel, Family Law Information Centre

The Family Advice Duty Counsel is a service run out of the Family Law Information Centre. The program gives advice and assistance on family law matters for people who are not in court the day they attend the centre . The counsel can provide limited general advice to everyone, and if the person meets the financial guidelines set by Legal Aid Ontario, they may be able to assist further.

Family Court
55 Main St W
Hamilton, ON
L8P 1H4
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12:30 pm, 1:30 pm-4 pm
Phone: 905-645-5252 ext 2516 To report suspected fraud or wrong-doing, contact LAO’s Ethics Hotline at: Toll-free: 1-877-312-7753
Toll Free: 1-800-668-8258 toll-free (or 416-979-1446 in Toronto)
TTY: 1-866-641-8867


Age 18 years and older; Legal advice on family law matters only.


Contact for information




Fully Accessible


English; French

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Provincial Government