COVID-19 and the courts: Answers to frequently asked questions
Last updated: January 27, 2021
Due to high demand, wait times for our call centre are longer than usual. To save you time, answers to frequently asked questions about changes to court proceedings due to COVID‑19 are available here.
Before contacting LAO for help, please check whether the answer to your question(s) is provided.
Even if you don’t find the answer you are looking for below, this resource may save you time when you do speak with an agent.
Questions about criminal court appearances (7)
Questions about criminal duty counsel services during COVID-19 (8)
Questions about your disclosure package or Crown Screening Form (4)
Attending a virtual criminal court appearance using Zoom (7)
If the answer to your question(s) is not provided on this page, you may contact us at 1‑800‑668‑8258 for help.
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