How can I get free legal advice in Ontario?

How can I get free legal advice in Ontario?

Pro Bono Law Ontario Pro Bono offers a free legal advice hotline for up to 30 minutes of legal advice and assistance. The toll-free number is 1-855-255-7256. For more information, please visit

Who can provide legal advice Ontario?

Only lawyers and paralegals can provide legal services directly to the public.

What’s a free lawyer called?

Pro bono programs
Pro bono programs help low-income people find volunteer lawyers who are willing to handle their cases for free. These programs usually are sponsored by state or local bar associations.

Who can provide legal service?

As a general matter, only a lawyer may give actual legal advice, whereas any non-lawyer may recite legal information. Furthermore, it is generally illegal for a non-lawyer or unlicensed attorney to offer legal advice or otherwise represent someone other than himself or herself in a court of law.

Can anyone provide legal services?

In some countries, legal advice is subject to the possession of a specific licence; in others, it is simply subject to the general regulation of professional obligation and can be provided by any person, who will usually be legally responsible for the provided advice. …

Where can I get free legal advice in Ontario?

If you need help with a civil matter (no family law or criminal law), call us today! Pro Bono Ontario is committed to helping Ontarians with their everyday civil legal needs. If you can’t afford a lawyer, call our Free Legal Advice Hotline for up to 30 minutes of free legal advice and assistance. The toll-free number is 1-855-255-7256.

When to call the free legal advice hotline?

The Free Legal Advice Hotline generally accepts calls from Monday to Friday between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., and between 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. We currently help with: Going to court (civil matters only – no family law or criminal law)

When to call Legal Aid Ontario for help?

If you are in a correctional facility or seeking services such as summary legal advice, please call from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You should always call us before visiting an office. Legal Aid Ontario accepts collect calls.

Where can I get pro bono legal advice in Ontario?

Pro Bono Ontario’s Free Legal Advice Hotline: Promotes access to justice in Ontario by creating and promoting opportunities for lawyers to provide pro bono (free) legal services to persons of limited means. Toll free 1-855-255-7256 or

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