If you find yourself needing answers to some questions about aspects of family law, wanting to start a court action, ready to negotiate a separation agreement, or you have been served with court documents, you will need to access resources to help you sort out the next steps.
It can be difficult to find legal assistance. If you need preliminary help, start with the Family Law Information Clinic (FLIC) located at 469 Montreal Street, Kingston. The Clinic is staffed by local family lawyers and clients are served on a first-come-first-served basis. There is no fee for this service provided you economically qualify.
FLIC hours are:
You can access a 30-minute free consultation for any legal matter either over the phone or in person by contacting the Law Society of Ontario, Lawyer Referral Service at 1-800-668-7380 or online at www.lso.ca/.
You may be eligible to apply to Legal Aid Ontario.
To get better acquainted with the basics of family law, we’ve also included the Courts of Justice Act regarding Ontario’s Family Law Rules.
Once you have determined you need a lawyer to represent you, please contact us to discuss your matter.
Other legal resources in Kingston include:
Community resources include: