Working with Your Legal Aid Lawyer

Working with Your Legal Aid Lawyer

Describes client and lawyer responsibilities to help them both know what to expect from a legal aid contract.

Also explains:

  • what the lawyer’s time on the case includes,
  • what the lawyer can’t do,
  • change of counsel requests by the client or the lawyer, and
  • where to find out about making a complaint.

Note that the French version includes recent updates that are in the current English version. All other language versions from 2021 don't include these recent updates.

This resource is in clear language for people who don’t know about the law.

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