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

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-314-8000; Office: 416-314-8000
Fax 416-314-8050
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/ocl/
Agency Information
Description (Agency) 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
Primary Executive Marian 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
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
393 University Ave
14th Fl
Toronto, ON
Canada M5G 1E6
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms * braille and lowered elevator buttons * designated parking in lot, close to entrance
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Government / Legal ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Youth Advocacy / Legal Help
Service Categories Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ~ Youth ; Guardians ad Litem ; Legal Representation ~ Youth

Agency Overview


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