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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Gives immediate legal assistance to individuals who appear in court without a lawyer
  • Provides information about legal rights, obligation and the court process
  • Provides assistance in the courtroom for bail hearings and sentencing
  • Assists with diversions, guilty pleas and sentencing
  • Helps determines if further duty counsel services are required or if the matter requires Legal Aid Ontario's assistance in retaining a lawyer
Provides assistance in specialized courts such as:
  • Mental health
  • Drug treatment
  • Domestic violence
  • Aboriginal persons (Gladue) court
Note: Criminal duty counsel cannot assist with trials
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Must meet financial eligibilities, and legal matter covered by Legal Aid Ontario
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-577-1005
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-8258
TTY Phone Toll free: 1-866-641-8867
Fax 807-577-1398
Website www.legalaid.on.ca
Site Location Thunder Bay Courthouse
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 125 Brodie St N
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 0A3
 
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Intersection Brodie St N and Miles St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General