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Law Society of Ontario

Service: Law Society Emergency Family Referral Phone Line, Law Society of Ontario

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-947-3310
Toll Free Phone 1-800-268-7568
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Diana Miles, Chief Executive Officer
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Emergency phone referral line -- connects people who are self-represented (SRLs) to family lawyers who will provide 30 minutes of free legal advice to determine whether or not their family court matter is urgent and how to proceed
  • referrals to other available legal services
  • additional services may be available from the lawyer on a private retainer basis, from Legal Aid Ontario, from the Law Society Referral Service or the private unbundled family law roster
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Self-represented litigants (SRLs) trying to determine whether or not their family court matter meets the criteria to be heard by the Court on an urgent basis and if so how to proceed

Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Call
Languages English; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
Osgoode Hall; 130 Queen St W
Toronto, ON
Canada M5H 2N6
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Intersection University Ave and Queen St W
Mailing Address Osgoode Hall; 130 Queen St W 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5H 2N6
Physical Access Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Wheelchair accessible automatic east side entrance
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading COVID-19 ; Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Information & Referral Resources
Service Categories Legal Assistance Referral Services

Agency Overview

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