Forms library

Legal Aid Ontario strongly recommends the use of Adobe Reader to open and complete PDF documents. Instructions on downloading and opening documents.

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Accounts & billing

Court fees

Disbursements

Requests for the following types of disbursements (authorized, additional funds) can be submitted through Legal Aid Online using electronic document submission or LAOiFax process.

Discretion

In some cases, where exceptional circumstances can be demonstrated, a discretionary increase in payment of an account may be granted where an account has exceeded the tariff maximum for the certificate. If your account exceeds the tariff maximum, and you want to apply for discretion, attach the appropriate form when submitting the account:


Mentoring

Second chair program


Roster

Application

Request for authorization

Release of information

Accounts and billing

Resignation

  • Request for Resignation
    If you wish to be removed from the Roster, or to remove certain authorizations to provide Legal Aid Services in a specified area of law, please complete this form and submit it to your local District Area Office.

Rowbotham


Opening PDF forms on your computer

Forms on our website are provided in Adobe Acrobat PDF and Word formats. You can download free viewers for these file types:

PC users

  1. right click on the link
  2. select ‘save as…’ or its equivalent
  3. save a copy of the file to your computer
  4. open the file from your computer with Adobe Acrobat Reader

MAC users

  1. press the Control (ctrl) key and click on the link
  2. when the option menu appears, choose “Download link to disk” or “Download linked file”
  3. save a copy of the file to your computer
  4. open the file from your computer with Adobe Acrobat Reader

Mobile devices

Mobile devices such as iPhones, iPads, Blackberry and Android devices may have problems opening certain PDF files. If your mobile device displays a ‘Please wait…” error message, try opening the PDF on a computer instead.

“PLEASE WAIT…” ERROR MESSAGES

This error most commonly occurs when using the Chrome, Firefox or Opera browser to open a specific type of PDF form. To resolve this issue, make sure that Adobe Acrobat Reader is installed and follow the steps mentioned above.

If you’ve followed these steps and are still experiencing difficulties, please contact the Lawyer Service Centre.