Legal Aid Ontario

Site: Orillia - Central District Office

Service: Advice Lawyer for Family Law

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
  • Legal Aid Ontario has suspended in-person services at all office and court locations but continues to provide legal aid services via telephone from Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, interpreter services are available
  • For phone service
    • call Client Service Centre at 1-800-668-8258
    • call Bell Relay 1-800-855-0511
    • call 1-888-616-0119 ext.18 for family advice counsel services in the Central East District

  • For online service
  • see COVID-19 Legal Aid Services for more updates
Regular Service
Advice Lawyer for family law is a fully qualified lawyer, familiar with family law and the courts, paid by Legal Aid to give basic advice on Family Law matters

Advice Lawyer
  • may assist with applications already in the court or matters that may be going to family court in the future
  • may be able to assist with Family Law issues that are not necessarily going to court
  • will help guide clients through the system
  • will give basic advice on the presentation of material to the court
  • will not give comprehensive legal advice in matters involving property or significant financial transfers or on separation agreements, but can refer to private lawyers for that type of assistance
Family Law Advice Lawyers available at offices in Barrie, Bracebridge, Orillia, Midland and Collingwood
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Response 
  • Legal Aid Ontario has suspended in-person services at all office and court locations but continues to provide legal aid services via telephone from Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, interpreter services are available 
  • For phone service 
    • call Client Service Centre at 1-800-668-8258 
    • call Bell Relay 1-800-855-0511 
    • call 1-888-616-0119 ext.18 for family advice counsel services in the Central East District
     
  • For online service 
     
  • see COVID-19 Legal Aid Services for more updates
Hours COVID-19 Response Regular Hours
Tue 2 pm-5 pm, Thu 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Residents of Simcoe County subject to financial eligibility
Application COVID-19 Response 
  • call the Client Service Centre at 1-800-668-8258, Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm 
  • call Bell Relay service at 1-800-855-0511  
  • clients can access family advice counsel services over the telephone in the Central East District by calling 1-888-616-0119 ext.18  
  • for new clients who are receiving OW/ODSP or have no income and do not own any property apply online at the Client Portal
 
Regular Application 
  • drop in during opening hours 
  • be prepared to answer some questions regarding financial eligibility for the service 
  • call the Client Service Centre at 1-800-668-8258, Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm 
  • call Bell Relay service at 1-800-855-0511  
  • for new clients who are receiving OW/ODSP or have no income and do not own any property apply online at the Client Portal
Languages English ; French - Reception, by appointment ; Client Service Centre can provide service in over 120 languages
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Courtroom #2, Duty Counsel Room
Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
Courthouse, Cottage C, Huronia Regional Centre
700 Memorial Ave
Orillia, ON L3V 6H1
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Legal Aid Office, Barrie: 705-737-3400
Toll Free Phone Client Service Centre 1-800-668-8258
Fax 705-739-0002
Website www.legalaid.on.ca
Social Media Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/LegalAidOntario
Mailing Address 85 Bayfield St, Suite 202 
Barrie, ON L4M 3A7

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