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Request your mandatory judicial pretrial coverage online

Published July 27, 2020

Further to our June 1, 2020 announcement, LAO is now providing an additional two hours of COVID‑19 legal aid coverage for mandatory judicial pretrials (JPT) in both the Ontario Superior Court and Court of Justice. Courts may now require lawyers to attend an additional…

Increased / new coverage for Consent and Capacity Board appeals

Published June 23, 2020

Effective immediately, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) will be making changes to its certificate coverage for Consent and Capacity Board (CCB) appeals. LAO will be offering an additional ten (10) hours to the current 25 hours allocated on the CCB appeal tariff (excluding…

LAO services to assist with anti‑Black racism

Published June 25, 2020

This email was sent to members of the private bar on June 24, 2020. Dear members of the private bar, Legal Aid Ontario as an organization recognizes that though we want things to be different, not everyone is treated equally under the law. Anti-Black racism and police…

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