Online Legal Resources

Legal information is available on line. We encourage you to learn about your subject while you are waiting for us to call you back.

Community Legal Education Ontario
http://www.cleo.on.ca/

CLEO is a community legal clinic that produces clear language material for people with low incomes. Main topics include social assistance, landlord and tenant law, refugee and immigration law, workers’ compensation, women’s issues, family law, employment insurance and human rights.

There are many legal resources that you may find helpful on Your Legal Rights website:

http://yourlegalrights.on.ca/

Legal Aid Ontario
If you need Legal Aid’s financial assistance to get a lawyer, but your problem is not on
the list of work done at our clinic, please try Legal Aid Ontario.

http://www.legalaid.on.ca/

You will find instructions on the LAO webpage about how to apply for legal assistance, and how to find the office nearest you.

Law Society of Upper Canada, Lawyer Referral Service
The Law Society is the body that governs all lawyers in Ontario. The LSUC has a service to help people find a lawyer skilled in the correct area of law, the Lawyer Referral Service. When you call the Lawyer Referral Service, they will provide you with the name of a lawyer who will provide a free consultation of up to 30 minutes to help you determine your rights and options. You can access the service by calling:

1-800-268-8326 or 416-947-3330 (within the GTA)

http://www.lsuc.on.ca/faq.aspx?id=2147486372