The Hotline will be closed at 3:00PM on May 20th, 2022. Regular hours will resume on May 24th, 2022.
Contact the Free Legal Advice Hotline
If you need help with a civil matter (no family law or criminal law), call us today!
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Pro Bono Ontario is committed to helping Ontarians with their everyday civil legal needs. If you can’t afford a lawyer, call our Free Legal Advice Hotline for up to 30 minutes of free legal advice and assistance. The toll-free number is 1-855-255-7256.
Please note: legal advisors on the hotline provide brief services. They do not create an ongoing relationship with you. For our full Terms and Conditions, click here.
The Free Legal Advice Hotline generally accepts calls from Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Please note that due to very high demand for the service, clients cannot receive more than one consultation per day. We appreciate your understanding.
We currently help with:
- Going to court (civil matters only – no family law or criminal law)
- Consumer issues, such as consumer debt and consumer protection
- Creating Powers of Attorney (Available Monday to Friday mornings, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
- Corporate law for charities, non-profits and small businesses
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Don’t hesitate to call. We’re here to help.
Volunteer at the Hotline
If you are a lawyer in good standing in Ontario and want to volunteer your legal expertise to low income individuals across the province, click here!
To read more about volunteering with Pro Bono Ontario, go to our Volunteer page.