Family Law Services
We offer eligible clients a range of legal resources and support for family matters, including:
- child custody
- child protection
- support payments
- consultations and referrals
Victims of domestic violence seeking assistance or counselling can contact the Assaulted Women’s Helpline at 1-866-863-0511 or http://www.awhl.org.
Emergency two-hour consultation with a lawyer
If you are experiencing domestic violence, and are in need of immediate help, you can get a two hour consultation with a staff lawyer at the centre or with a private lawyer through the Family Violence Authorization Program.
Telephone interpretation services are available.
Mediation is a process where separating couples can work out solutions that meet everyone’s needs. A mediator can help to find workable solutions for:
- parenting arrangements
- vacation plans
- parenting communication
- child support
Legal Aid Ontario’s mediation services are available to financially eligible people. Only one person must meet this criterion.
There are no mediation fees for eligible clients.