Free 30-minute
meeting with a lawyer

Confidential, no appointment and no eligibility criteria

In person
1400 - 85 Albert Street, Ottawa ON K1P 6A4


Landlord and Tenant

Small Claims

Wills, Estates and Powers of Attorney

Affidavit Services

Employment and Labour

The Ontario Legal Information Centre can help you understand your legal situation.
Free service in French and in English | Unlimited visits | All legal topics

Our mission


General legal information to help you understand your legal situation and learn more about your options.

Our mission


Referrals to local organizations or resources that could help you resolve your issues.


''I have been very impressed with the friendliness, efficiency and effectiveness of the lawyers. […] Thanks so much for giving me great direction as to where to go to get faster action."

''It was a pleasant experience to deal with the Centre and get their valuable information and friendly follow up required. Appreciated the valuable services I got. Thank you to all the staff and lawyers.''

''The Legal Information Centre really helped to clear the fog and give me a path forward to solve my issue. Their kind, helpful advisors made the legal process much less intimidating and gave me the information and the confidence to move forward.''

In person

85 Albert Street, Suite 1400, Ottawa (Ontario) K1P 6A4

By telephone

1-844-343-7462 | 613-842-7462


Temporary schedule | Phone appointment only

Days A.M. P.M. By phone appointment only
Monday 9 am to 12 pm 1 pm to 4 pm Closed
Tuesday 9 am to 12 pm 1 pm to 4 pm Closed
Wednesday 9 am to 12 pm 1 pm to 4 pm 5 pm to 6:30 pm
Thursday 9 am to 12 pm 1 pm to 4 pm Closed
Friday 9 am to 12 pm Closed Closed
The staff has no control over waiting times. To maximize your chances of meeting a lawyer, it is strongly recommended to arrive at least one hour prior to closing time, both at lunchtime and at the end of the day.