Law Phone-In and Lawyer Referral Program at Winnipeg Office

Provided By Community Legal Education Association (Manitoba) Inc.

Service Description

* operates a free telephone information service which answers questions, provides information, and general advice in areas of the law
* operates a lawyer referral service where referrals are made on a rotating basis to lawyers who choose to be listed in up to 3 areas of law; when referred to a lawyer, the individual makes an appointment, indicating that it is a referral from the lawyer referral program; the initial consultation, lasting up to 30 minutes, is free
* has lawyers to indicate whether they will provide shut-in services, are on Legal Aid's panel list or will handle cases on a contingency basis
* provides referrals to appropriate law-related agencies