Legal Information Services

Programs that provide information about specific legal problems and procedures that interested individuals can access on a website or in person, or by telephone, email, chat, text or other communication channel. Information may be in a self-serve, browsable format (for example a web resource directory or library of audio recordings) or provided by live agents with expertise in the field. Also included are legal aid services, bar associations and other programs that provide basic information about family law, landlord/tenant law, immigration law, consumer law, elder law, patient rights, the rights of persons with disabilities, the criminal justice system, the civil court system and other legal topics via workshops, classes, speaking engagements, printed materials, websites and other similar educational avenues. = Legal Education/Information

 

Services

Phone line for the Ontario Victim Support Line. This phone line provides a range of services to victims of crime offering information and referrals to support services and access to information about provincially sentenced offenders.

Provides free online legal information regarding:

  • finding a lawyer
  • tickets and fines
  • lawsuits and disputes
  • family and criminal law
  • human rights
  • wills and estates

Information is available online or over the phone.

A drop-in service that provides legal and non-legal information, regarding family law issues, such as separation and divorce.

Services include:

A province-wide, bilingual, toll-free information phoneline providing a range of services to victims of crime offering information and referrals to support services and access to information about provincially sentenced offenders.

Hamilton location of the Office of the Worker Adviser. OWA is an arm's length agency of the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development.

Arm's length agency of the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development. Works to educate, advices, and represent non-union workers who have been injured at work or who have been threatened or punished for following health and safety laws.

Services include:

Online directory of lawyers in Ontario. All Lawyers listed have completed the FLLSS training on how to deliver unbundled family law services.

Contact the lawyer directly via the contact information in the directory to inquire about services.

Free online website for the services provided by the Ontario's Family Law Limited Scope Services Project.

Non-profit agency with the aim of improving access to family justice for middle income Ontarians by increasing the scope of limited scope retainers, legal coaching, and summary legal counsel in family law matters.

Provides legal services to low income seniors living in the community in their own homes or in group living arrangements such as retirement homes, boarding homes and long term care facilities.  Areas of law covered also include elder abuse, advance care planning, and consent and capacity.

Web-based service connects teenagers in need of legal advice with lawyers via online queries. it usually takes a day or two for answers to be ready. The service is free, confidential, anonymous, and secure.
 

Web-based service connects teenagers in need of legal advice with lawyers via online queries. it usually takes a day or two for answers to be ready. The service is free, confidential, anonymous, and secure.
 

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