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||How much money does your family earn 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.
Did you apply for legal aid and we told you no? If you do not agree with our decision, you can appeal. What do I do? Step 1: Appeal to the local area committee You have 15 days of getting your notice of cancellation to appeal to the area committee. An area committee is made…
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.