Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General. Office of the Children's Lawyer

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-314-8000
Fax 416-314-8050
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/ocl/
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
393 University Ave, 14th Fl
Toronto, ON M5G 1E6
 
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Intersection University Ave and Dundas St W
Mailing Address c/o MGS Mail Delivery Services 
2B-88 MacDonald Block 
77 Wellesley St W 
Toronto, ON M7A 1N3
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms * braille and lowered elevator buttons * designated parking in lot, close to entrance
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Children's Lawyer ; MAG ; Ministry of the Attorney General ; Ontario. Office of the Children's Lawyer
Former Name Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General. Official Guardian Branch (1995)
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Primary Executive Marion Jacko, Children's Lawyer for Ontario
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Personal Rights -- legal representation of children under the Courts of Justice Act in custody/access matters under the Divorce Act and Children's Law Reform Act * legal representation of children and minor parents under the Child and Family Services Act, in child protection proceedings and Consent to Adoption matters * preparation of reports to the court under the Courts of Justice Act in custody/access applications

Property Rights -- represents the child's interest in estate or trust matters * provides civil legal representation for the child when there is no one willing and able to do so
Hours Mon-Fri 8:45 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Children under 18 years in need of protective legal services in relation to personal and property rights * must be in court system already
Application Court referrals only
Languages English ; French
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ~ Youth ; Guardians ad Litem ~ Youth ; Legal Representation ~ Youth

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