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Provides legal assistance at the courthouse in Fort Frances once per week
Organization: Legal Aid Ontario - Northwestern Ontario - Kenora  
Phone Numbers: 807-468-6722
Toll-Free: 1-800-267-0650 Ext 33
Teletype: 1-866-641-8867
Fax: 807-468-4096
Website: www.legalaid.on.ca
Address:
308 Second St S, Ste 6
Kenora, ON
P9N 1G4
Intersection: Second St S and Chipman St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Kenora: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Fort Frances: Mon 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Executives: Andreas Asmus - Northwest District Director General
1-800-465-7552 * AsmusA@lao.on.ca
Contacts: Karen Lewis - Northwest District Administrator
Service Description: Located at Second St S near Chipman St

Provides legal assistance for low-income people
Services include:
  • Legal representation for eligible clients who appear in court without a lawyer
  • Legal aid applications and information over the phone
  • Legal resources and referrals to other social assistance agencies
  • A certificate program for complex and serious cases
Areas of law served include:
  • Criminal
  • Domestic violence
  • Family
  • Immigration and refugee
Does NOT cover applications for:
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Change of name
  • Personal bankruptcy
  • Power of attorney
  • Money lent to others or money owed to others
  • Sponsorship of relatives
  • Commercial litigation
  • Real estate matters and libel
  • Defamation and slander

Fees: Service - Geared to income and and may in some cases be free
Application: Must call 1-800-668-8258 to apply
Eligibility - Population(s) Served:
  • Legal issue must be one that Legal Aid Ontario covers
  • Individual must have low income
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served: Cochrane, Kenora District, Rainy River District
See Also: Legal Aid

This information was last completely updated on March 20, 2017

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