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Last day to file your 2019 lawyer self-report: December 12, 2020

Published November 26, 2020

If you have already filed your 2019 Legal Aid Ontario lawyer self-report, you may disregard this message. December 12, 2020 is the last day to file a 2019 LAO lawyer self-report for the 2019 calendar year. This follows an extension of the original deadline because of…

Legal Aid to offer document preparation for eligible family clients

Published November 19, 2020

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) will now be providing eligible family law clients with document preparation for motions to change custody, access and child support. LAO’s summary legal advice lawyers who are assisting clients will also assess their eligibility for document preparation….

Return to usual Change of Solicitor and Contribution Agreement practices

Published October 7, 2020

Legal Aid Ontario is resuming its usual policies with regard to change of solicitor and contribution agreements, after temporary changes due to COVID‑19. These include: Return to standard COS process – Effective immediately, there will be no automatic change of solicitor…

Notice: Recoveries to resume November 23, 2020 after temporary suspension

Published November 23, 2020

As one of several supports for lawyers during the COVID‑19 pandemic, in April 2020, Legal Aid Ontario postponed collection on recoveries identified in audits, investigations or by Lawyer Services and Payments. Please be advised that this temporary suspension will end…

Notice: Possible delay in payment on October 9, 2020

Published October 8, 2020

Please be advised that your payment may be delayed on October 9 due to issues Bank of Montreal has been experiencing with their online banking platform. We apologize for the inconvenience.


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