Learn more about common legal problems
Do you have a legal problem and live in Ontario? Steps to Justice provides practical information on common legal problems including:
- step-by-step information to help you work through your legal problems
- practical tools, such as checklists, fillable forms, and self-help guides
- referral information for legal and social services across Ontario
- live chat and email support if you can’t find the answers to your questions
Charged with a crime that could send you to jail? Going to court without a lawyer? Charged under the Youth Criminal Justice Act?
Abuse is never ok. If you are experiencing domestic abuse, we may be able to provide you with legal advice or representation.
Do you want to separate from your partner? Need to decide custody, support or access? Contacted by Children’s Aid?
Need legal help with a mental health hearing or appeal? Are you being held in a psychiatric facility?
Want to apply for refugee status? Need help completing your Basis of Claim form? Was your refugee claim rejected?
Were you denied Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support? Need help with income supports such as pension? Being evicted?