Ontario Legal Aid

If you are unable to afford a lawyer because of low income, you may be eligible for Legal Aid. The Ontario system of legal assistance is administered by Legal Aid Ontario, an independent corporation controlled and financed by the Ontario Government.

Phone: 1-800-668-8258
Visit: Legal Aid Ontario

If you are eligible for Legal Aid, you may have the assistance of a lawyer who accepts Legal Aid. Those members of the Prescott & Russell Law Association who accept Legal Aid are indicated in our Lawyers’ Directory.

59courtFamily Law Information Centre (FLIC)
The Family Law Information Centre has Advice Lawyers who provide low income clients with free assistance and information on family law issues. You will receive assistance to prepare/review documents, and obtain legal advice on family law matters.

FLIC hours:

Every Thursday from 9 a.m. to Noon.

59 Court St.,
2nd Floor
L’Orignal ON K0B 1K0

Legal Aid Duty Counsel
Legal Aid Duty Counsel Lynn Bradley in the Ontario Court may be able to help you. If you qualify for Legal Aid, Ms. Bradley can appear for you on minor matters, and assist on first appearances before the court, as well as advising as to whether or not you need a lawyer.

ontariocourtofjusticeLynn Bradley
Supervisor Duty Counsel
Legal Aid Ontario
1023 King St., P.O. Box 510
L’Orignal ON K0B 1K0

Phone: (613) 675-1663
Fax: (613) 675-2876
All services are available in English and French.

Prescott & Russell Community Legal Aid Clinic
(Clinique juridique de Prescott et Russell Inc.)

The Clinique has provided legal and para-legal services to residents of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell since 1984. It is part of a network of independent, community-based legal aid clinics funded by Legal Aid Ontario.

The Clinique provides legal services for the following matters:

  • Tenant’s rights
  • Ontario Works (social assistance)
  • Ontario Disability Support Program
  • Canada Pensions Plan (retiring and disability pensions)
  • Employment Insurance denials
  • Employment Standards

The Clinique does not provide legal services for criminal, or family law matters.

La Clinique juridique de Prescott et Russel Inc.
352 Main West, Suite 201
Hawkesbury ON K6A 2H8

Phone: (613) 632-1136
Toll free: 1-800-250-9220
Fax: (613) 632-5525
Email: annie.millette@cjpr.clcj.ca
Visit http://cjppr.on.ca