How do I get a pro bono lawyer 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

Is Pro Bono Ontario legit?

Founded in 2001, Pro Bono Ontario is a registered charity that provides free legal services to nearly 30,000 clients each year, assisting vulnerable Ontarians with the civil, non-family legal problems that account for approximately 60 percent of unmet legal needs in the province.

What does legal aid cover in Ontario?

If a person qualifies financially, the types of cases that may be covered by Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) include: certain criminal charges, issues regarding family law matters (including domestic violence), immigration and refugee matters, landlord and tenant matters, and some civil cases and final appeals.

What if you can’t afford a lawyer in Canada?

To apply for Legal Aid, call the Client Service Centre telephone access number 1–668-8258 or 416-979-1446 in Toronto, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. In many cities, you can visit a Legal Aid Office or ask one of the Service Centres or Duty Counsel offices in the courthouses to help you apply for a …

What cases can you get legal aid for?

Legal Aid is only available in certain areas of law, for instance it is possible to get legal aid for cases related to community care, Special Educational Needs, disability discrimination, mental health and mental capacity cases, as well as some housing, debt, family and immigration cases.

Where can I ask questions about the law?

ABA Free Legal Answers is a website on which you can submit your questions about civil (non-criminal) legal issues and receive answers from pro bono lawyers in your state. It’s EASY. Legal questions are submitted online – all you need is an internet connection.