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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.

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…

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…

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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