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Legal Resources

Listed below are some resources and services in Ontario. You can also find information at places like your local library, community health clinic, settlement organization, community centre, Indigenous friendship centre and courthouse.

The sites and services listed below do not provide emergency services. If you have an emergency where people or property are at immediate risk, you may need to dial 9-1-1.

Please note

None of the information provided on this website or through this website is legal advice and should not be relied upon as such.

Helping You Understand Ontario's Legal System

You may have general questions about Ontario's legal system and its processes, such as finding out what a legal term means, how to complete a court form, directions to a courthouse or what to expect inside a court.  The Ministry of the Attorney General offers information about Ontario's legal system, the court process, self-help guides and a legal glossary through its website and Justice Ontario.  Justice Ontario offers information in 170 languages.  Links to these sites can be found in the General Resources section.  

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