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Please note that the Center will be closed on Friday, July 20th for staff training.

Are you managing the estate of a loved one and trying to understand your duties and responsibilities as estate trustee? Has a loved one recently passed away and you would like to get more information on wills and estates? Will and estate laws in Ontario cover many legal aspects to ensure that an estate is distributed as per the wishes of the deceased and the loved ones are protected against financial, administrative or legal problems.

The Ottawa Legal Information Centre offers a free 30-minute meeting with a lawyer in person or by telephone to all residents of Ontario. Information, referral and support services are offered in English and in French, on a confidential basis.

The Ottawa Legal Information Centre can help you understand your rights and obligations so you can handle your legal problems relating to wills, estates, trusts, beneficiaries, income tax, etc.

''An outstanding service, fast, efficient, accurate. Saved me time, money and energy. Helps level the field to those who lack the resources to hire a high-powered lawyer.''

To use our services:

Find the Centre:

85 Albert Street, suite 1400
Ottawa (Ontario) K1P 6A4
Tel: 613-842-7462 | 1-844-343-7462

Hours of operation:

  • Monday: 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Tuesda : 9 am to 12 pm | 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Wednesday: 9 am to 12 pm | 1 pm to 5 pm | 5 pm to 7 pm by appointment only.
  • Thursday: 9 am to 12 pm | 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Friday: 9 am to 12 pm