Continuing Power of Attorney for Property
Getting legal help
For legal advice or help with a Power of Attorney, contact a lawyer. Here are some places to try.
Community legal clinics
Some community legal clinics may be able to help you with a Power of Attorney. You must be financially eligible to receive these services. If your clinic cannot help, they might be able to refer you to other services in your community.
To find the legal clinic that serves your area, visit the Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) website at www.legalaid.on.ca or call Legal Aid Ontario at:
Toronto area 416-979-1446
Toll-free TTY 1-866-641-8867
Toronto area TTY 416-598-8867
Law Society Referral Service
The Law Society of Upper Canada has a directory of all lawyers and paralegals licensed to practise in Ontario. The Law Society Referral Service can give you the name of a lawyer or paralegal in your area who can give you a free consultation for up to 30 minutes. There is no charge for this referral service.
Visit the Law Society website at www.lsuc.on.ca and click on "Find a Lawyer or Paralegal", or call them at:
Toronto area 416-947-3330
JusticeNet is a nonprofit service that helps people who do not qualify for legal aid to find legal help. JusticeNet has a directory of lawyers, paralegals, and mediators who provide help at reduced rates to financially eligible people. Visit their website at www.justicenet.ca or contact them at:
Toronto area 416-479-0552