LAO newsroom: News archives



Ottawa courthouse closed today due to flooding

Posted: Thursday, January 8, 2014


The Ottawa Courthouse, located at 161 Elgin Street, will be closed today due to flooding from a burst pipe. The courthouse is expected to be open and to resume services tomorrow. The Ottawa District office and the Integrated Legal Services Office remain open.

Legal Aid Ontario operations that will not be available today:

  • Ottawa Family Law Information Centre
  • Ottawa legal aid courthouse office
  • Ottawa duty counsels (criminal and family)

Courthouse operations that will not be available today:

  • Superior Court of Justice - Civil, Criminal, Divisional, Family, Enforcement and Small Claims
  • Ontario Court of Justice - Criminal and Criminal Youth
  • Crown
  • Victim/Witness Assistance Program