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Welcome to the Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell Inc.!
 

Welcome to the Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell Inc.!

Since 1984, the Clinique juridique has been providing free legal and paralegal services to the residents of the United Counties of Prescott-Russell as follows:

  • Confidential legal advice, usually provided by telephone;
  • Representation before courts and tribunals. To obtain representation services, clients must meet our financial eligibility criteria;
  • Law reform and community development;
  • Presentations and information sessions related to our areas of practice.
 

OUR AREAS OF PRACTICE ARE:
 

  • Tenant's issues
  • Ontario Works (Social Assistance) 
  • Ontario Disability Support Program (Social Assistance - Disability) 
  • Canada Pension Plan - Disability
  • Employment Standards
  • Employment Insurance denials

For free legal advice or more information about our services, please call us at 613-632-1136 or 1-800-250-9220.   

Please note that we do not offer services in criminal law or family law (divorce, separation, custody, support, etc.).  Please visit the Ressources and Links section of our website to find out where to get help with these issues.   

The future of legal clinics depends on annual funding provided to Legal Aid Ontario by the Attorney General of Ontario. If you believe that your Legal Clinic addresses a critical need in your community, tell your MPP Mr. Grant Crack at 613-632-2706 or 1-800-355-9666. Your support is important. Thank you.

IMPORTANT – If you contact us by email:

1. The internet is not private.  Email may be blocked or slow to arrive.

2. Sending us an email does not mean that we are helping you or will be able to help you.

3. You will not be our client and we will not act for you until we have an agreement with you.

4. Unless we are already helping you with your legal matter, any information that you send to us will not be considered confidential. Even if we have helped you about other legal matters before, you should not send confidential information to us about new legal matters until we have agreed to advise you. 

5.  The Legal Clinic follows the Law Society of Upper Canada rules regarding lawyer/client confidentiality.

6. We suggest that you contact us by phone or drop in during our intake hours.