FRANCOPHONE WOMEN CAN CONTACT A LEGAL SUPPORT WORKER BY PHONE OR EMAIL.
SHE WILL BE ABLE TO:
- Answer general family law questions
- Explain the Ontario legal and court systems
- Explain her rights and obligations
- Direct her towards an attorney or Family Court accompaniment and support services (in some regions)
- Direct her towards other useful resources
The legal information service is free, unlimited and without any financial eligibility criteria.
Visit the Family Law Education for Women website for more information about family law in Ontario.
Summary legal advice
A LAWYER CAN:
- Give clear answers in plain language to any legal questions
- Examine how the law applies to her personal situation
- Review documents and forms to be submitted to the Court
To speak to an attorney, she must first contact a legal support worker.
The summary legal advice service is free, without any financial eligibility criteria and available for up to 4 hours per person.
To access our services
Contact a legal support worker by phone or email to make a preliminary appointment. This is a mandatory step to be able to speak to an attorney.
It allows you to receive relevant information from the legal support worker and prepare your appointment with the attorney.