JusticeNet

Site: JusticeNet Online Service

Service: Directory of Affordable Legal Services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Please search directory first, volunteers in office are available for those who have no internet access or not able to search online
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-479-0551
Toll Free Phone 1-866-919-3219
Fax 416-479-0829
E-Mail info@justicenet.ca
Website www.justicenet.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/JusticeNet/193697870651918
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/justicenet_
Primary Contact Heidi Mottahedin, ED and Founder, JusticeNet; Email: heidi@justicenet.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Thornhill East
Address & Map
8185 Yonge St, Ste 213
Thornhill, ON L3T 2C6
 
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Intersection Yonge St and Uplands Ave
Mailing Address 8185 Yonge, Ste 213 
Thornhill, On L3T 2C6
Physical Access Not Applicable ; phone\online service - no public access to office, physical meeting locations to be arranged with legal service found through Justicenet not with Justicenet
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Justice Net ; JusticeNet - Access to Justice
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Searchable directory of paralegals, lawyers and mediators in Ontario who provide sliding scale legal services
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Heidi Mottahedin, Executive Director
Funding Membership fees - modest membership fee for legal professionals providing service
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides an online directory of legal professionals who provide legal service for those with income too high for Legal Aid but too low to afford standard legal fees * Public can search directory to find service providers, phone service is very limited, volunteer-run and is for those who do not have access to internet to search the directory;

Serves those with net family income under $59,000, and experiencing financial difficulties * lawyers, paralegals and mediators found on the site devote a portion of their practice to qualifying clients at reduced fees, on a sliding scale according to income and number of dependents;

Areas of Law Covered include

*Aboriginal Law *Alternative Dispute Resolution *Bankruptcy *Business Law Topics *Child Protection *Civil Litigation *Consumer Rights *Criminal Law *Employment Law *Estate Planning *Family Law *General Practice *Immigration *Real Estate *Tax *Landlord and Tenant;

**If looking for a specialized legal service or service provider cannot be found in community please search in neighbouring areas before calling or sending email inquiry
Hours online directory Mon-Sun 24 hours * Office hours limited and vary
Areas Served Ontario ; Thornhill
Boundaries Canada
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
People living in Ontario, who require legal assistance, are experiencing financial difficulties, and have a net family income under $59,000
Application Visit website for online directory, call if no access to internet * income eligibility required prior to receiving legal services at reduced rates
Languages English ; Individual paralegals, lawyers and mediators may be able to provide services in other languages
Fees Service ; Clients -- sliding scale for paralegal fees, depending on net family income and number of dependents * Paralegals -- annual membership available, fee
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Directory/Resource List Publication ~ Legal Issues ; Legal Assistance Referral Services ~ Internet Information Resources

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