Legal Aid Ontario

Site: Cobourg

Service: Duty Counsel Office, Cobourg

Record #: PET0130
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 16 Jun 2021


Description (Service) COVID-19
In-person services suspended at all office and court locations. Applications for legal aid available by phone Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 1-800-668-8258. Visit visit for up to date information on legal aid services

Regular 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's assistance in retaining a lawyer
Family Law Information Centre (FLIC) is offered here 2 mornings 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 COVID19 Office is temporarily closed to the public.

FLIC: Mon, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Client Service Centre: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 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 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
Canada K9A 3A9
Intersection William St and Burnham St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-377-9159
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-8258, Client Service Centre
Fax 905-377-9778
Mailing Address Ontario Court of Justice, 860 William St 
Cobourg, ON 
Canada K9A 3A9

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