Explaining the Law

ÉDUCALOI
Explaining the Law in Plain Language

Éducaloi explains Quebec and Canadian law through articles and videos on legal topics such as health, housing, and consumer rights. The Website is divided into a Youth Zone, Adult Zone and Teacher Zone .

 

Centre de Justice
Outaouais Community Justice Centre

The Centre de Justice provides free and confidential legal information, support and referral services.  You can call them at 819-600-4600 or at their toll-free number at 1-844-606-4600.  Their Outaouais Community Justice Center is located at 5, Laval Street, Suite 201 in Gatineau (Hull sector).

 

Association des avocats et avocats de Province
Offers Low-Cost One-Hour Consultation with a Lawyer

The Association des avocats et et avocats de Province (AAP) offers low-cost one-hour consultations with a lawyer that is voluntarily enrolled within the service.  Simply call their toll-free number at 1-866-954-3528 and a receptionist can give you the name and contact information of a lawyer in your region by field of law.

 

1-800-NOTAIRE
Free Notary Information Phone Line

The Chambre des notaires du Québec offers a free info-line at 1-800-668-2473, from 8:30 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday, to facilitate access to basic legal information. You can also access their Website to find information on wills, protection mandates, powers of attorney and other issues.

 

Commission des services juridiques
Legal Aid, A Network at Your Service

The Commission des services juridiques is the agency responsible for applying Québec’s Act respecting legal aid and the provision of certain other legal services and for ensuring that legal aid is provided to any eligible person who applies for it. The Commission also manages two programs that help parents ask for changes in child support and child custody without going to court: SARPA and HAS.

 

 

Pro Bono Québec
Free-Legal Services Based on Eligibility Criteria

Pro Bono Québec offers free legal services for refuges, public interest cases and family matters cases. You must apply and meet criteria to be eligible.

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