Legal

This section will guide you to places that can help you with legal matters, such as your rights, complaints related to health and social services, and curatorship, often at a free or reduced cost.

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Action Autonomie514-525-5060Information, accompaniment, advocacy and lobbying for rights of consumers [E/F]Montreal (Hochelaga-Maisonneuve)
AGIDD-SMQ514-523-3443
1-866-523-3443
Info, defends the rights of mentally ill individuals, works w/ ministries [F]QC
Assante Wealth Management514-832-5100Wills, trusts, insurance, tax & estate planning, asset management. Fee schedule varies. [E/F] $Montreal (Dorval)
CAAP-Island of Montreal514-861-5998
1-877-767-2227
Help/advice for filing complaints or problems with health/social services system [E/F]Montreal (Saint-Denis)
Centre des Femmes Solidaires et Engagees514-388-0980Family law workshops, help for abusive relationships for women of all origins [E/F/I]Montreal (North)
Chambre des Notaires du Quebec514-879-1793
1-800-263-1793
Resources and info for families about rights, wills & testaments, asset management. Information line allows you to speak with a notary free of charge. Search tool finds notaries in your area. [E/F]Montreal
Le Collectif Defense des Droits Monteregie450-674-2410Advocate for rights of people living w/ mental illness, many programs, personal accompaniment [F]Montreal (South Shore)
EducaloiWebsiteExplains Quebec law to citizens in everyday language [E/F]QC
Elizabeth Fry Society of Quebec514-489-2116Legal advice & support for women having trouble w/ law, halfway houses [E/F]QC
Head & Hands514-481-0277Free legal information for people 12-25, accompaniment, etc. [E/F]Montreal (Côte-Des-Neiges)
Legal Aid Montreal514-864-2111Affordable/free legal aid depending on income; for youth, consumers, immigrants, and other populations [E/F]Montreal
Longueuil Courthouse450-646-4010Court orders and related matters [E/F]Montreal (Longueuil)
McGill Legal Info Clinic514-398-6792Free student-run legal information service for everyone, referrals [E/F]Montreal
National Pardon Centre514-842-2411
1-866-242-2411
Assist with criminal record pardons, US entry & border restrictions [E/F]Canada
Project Genesis514-738-2036Assistance in understanding housing & welfare rights, legal help, etc. [E/F/other]Montreal (Côte-Des-Neiges)
Project PAL514-767-4701Housing, rights, drop-in for consumers, outings, workshops, self-help etc.[E/F]Montreal (Verdun)
Le Protecteur du Citoyen1-800-463-5070Free recourse for people treated unfairly by gov't ministries [E/F]QC
Public Curator of Quebec514-873-4074
1-800-363-9020
Information concerning curatorship or tutorship [E/F]QC
Public Curator Surveillance (Ura Greenbaum)514-906-1845Education, assist people dealing with public curator, accompaniment, etc. [E/F]Montreal
Saint Columba House514-932-6202Assistance, support, and rights information for people with social assistance [E/F]Montreal (Point St. Charles)
Sylvain Carpentier, Notary514-395-4527 x12Wills, trusts & tax planning, asset management for disabled individuals. Fee schedule varies. [E/F] $Montreal (Ville-Marie)
Tribunal Administratif du Quebec514-873-7154
418-643-3418
Deals with criminals not responsible for their crimes due to mental illness [E/F]QC
YWCA Legal Information Clinic514-866-9941 x293Low-cost legal info service by volunteers for men & women [E/F]Montreal