Legal Aid Ontario

Site: Cobourg

Service: Duty Counsel Office

Description (Service) Lawyers provide immediate legal assistance to low-income individuals who appear in family or criminal court without a lawyer including: 
* information about legal rights, obligation and the court process  
* assistance in the courtroom for bail hearings and sentencing  
* assistance with diversions, guilty pleas and sentencing  
* helps determine if further duty counsel services are required or if the matter requires Legal Aid Ontario‚Äôs assistance in retaining a lawyer 
Family Law Information Centre (FLIC) is offered here 3 afternoons each week for summary legal advice on family matters.
Service Details
Public Comments This office does not do Legal Aid applications, must apply by phone to the Client Service Centre.
Hours Duty Counsel Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:15 pm * Client Service Centre: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm * FLIC: Mon, Fri 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility Low income individuals who meet financial eligibility guidelines with a legal matter that is covered through Legal Aid Ontario
Application Walk in for assistance, on a first come, first serve basis * call Client Service Centre to apply for Legal Aid
Languages English ; For translation services, contact Client Service Centre.
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Lower level
Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
Ontario Court of Justice
860 William St
Cobourg, ON K9A 3A9
Intersection William St and Burnham St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-377-9159
Toll Free Phone Client Service Centre: 1-800-668-8258
Fax 905-377-9778

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