Legal Information Clinic*
GOOD NEWS! The YWCA Montreal’s Legal Information Clinic is now reopen!
For more than 20 years, the YWCA Legal Information Clinic has offered its services to many women and men each year.
Confidential, individual information sessions are provided by volunteer lawyers** and notaries with experience in a variety of legal areas, such as:
- Family law
- Criminal Law
- Civil Law
- Housing Law
- Labour Law
Each person can benefit from this service a maximum 3 times per year (by appointment only).
In addition, the YWCA Documentation Centre offers many informative brochures covering a wide range of issues.
*The Clinic is a non-profit legal information service and not a legal aid clinic.
**All our lawyers are members of the Barreau du Québec.
Tel.: 514.866.9941 ext. 1-293
The YWCA Montreal is not responsible for the legal information given by the volunteer lawyers and notaries nor for the follow-up services arranged between the parties.
Frequently asked questions about the YWCA’s Legal Information Clinic:
Q : Will the lawyer I meet be representing me in court?
A : No, but the volunteer lawyer can direct you to the appropriate specialists.
Q : Will the lawyer I meet prepare letters, legal documents or make requests for me?
A : No, but the legal information provided will help you to better understand the nature of your problem, the relevant law and the applicable procedure for your case.
Q : Can I meet with the volunteer lawyer more than once?
A : Yes, if the lawyer feels it’s necessary, you can have up to three consultations per year.