Will Legal Aid pay for my lawyer?
If you qualify financially and have a legal issue that we cover, we will help pay for a lawyer to represent you. Check the table below to see if you qualify financially. You can use the “Find a Lawyer” tool to find a lawyer who accepts legal aid work.
If you are experiencing domestic abuse, please tell us when you apply because we have special services.
Note: We may ask you to pay for some of your fees. When you apply, we will talk to you about this more. We will also ask you about any assets you have such as any money in your bank account, investments, or property, etc.
|Number of family members||The amount of money your family earns in a year||For domestic abuse cases|
What if I don’t qualify for a lawyer?
We may be able to help you in other ways.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to operational changes as a result of COVID‑19, applicants should, where possible, submit eligibility appeals electronically to email@example.com. We will make all efforts to process appeals within the usual timeframe of 30‑45 days, however…
You can call us at 416‑979‑1446, toll free at 1‑800‑668‑8258 or through Bell Relay service at 1‑800‑855‑0511 from Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.