Legal Aid Ontario

Site: Orangeville

Service: Duty Counsel Office (Criminal and Family), Orangeville

Record #: DUF0020
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Nov 2023


Description (Service) Lawyers provide immediate legal assistance to low-income individuals who would otherwise be unrepresented and unassisted in criminal or family court. Lawyers quickly assess a client's legal situation and provide advice, information and representation. May include:
  • advice about legal rights, obligations and the court process
  • assistance in the courtroom for bail hearings and sentencing
  • assistance with diversion, guilty pleas and adjournments
  • help to determine if further duty counsel services are required or if the matter requires Legal Aid Ontario's assistance in retaining a lawyer

Client Service Centre phone line also provides free information, referral and advice from a lawyer

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County
Eligibility Low-income individuals appearing in court without a lawyer
Application Call for information
Languages Client Service Centre provides assistance in over 200 languages
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Orangeville
Address & Map
Orangeville Courthouse
10 Louisa St
Orangeville, ON
Canada L9W 3P9
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Intersection Broadway and Louisa St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-938-8671
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-8258, Client Service Centre
TTY Phone 1-866-641-8867, Client Service Centre

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