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Added: 2 months ago

What can I do if I can't afford a lawyer for divorce settlement and child custody issues?

I have a settlement conference with my ex-wife and am unable to afford a lawyer financially as I am currently between jobs. At this time I am starting the bankruptcy process and am not eligible for legal aid. The lawyer… (Read more)


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Samuel Michaels

Founder & Lawyer, SM Legal


The following resources may be able to help you: 1) Justice Net www.justicenet.ca 416-479-0552 Non-profit service connecting low-income individuals to lawyers who will charge on a sliding scale based on the client’s income level. 2) Pro Bono Ontario Phone Line https://www.lawhelpontario.org/remote/ 1-855-255-7256 Free legal advice by phone for individuals living more than 40km from a Pro Bono walk-in centre. 3) Office of the Children's Lawyer http://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/ocl/ 416-314-8000 Office of the Children's lawyer for Ontario. They provide legal help and services for matters involving children. 4) Your Legal Rights http://yourlegalrights.on.ca/ Website of legal information for people in Ontario. Free and easy-to-find legal information produced by hundreds of organizations across Ontario.


Answered: 2 months ago