Legal Aid

In Quebec, low-income people and families can get legal aid, which provides the services of a lawyer at little or no cost.


Applying for legal aid

You must make an appointment at the closest legal aid office and show you qualify for legal aid. You must also bring certain documents with you to the appointment.



Your application has been accepted

For more information on your legal problem, refer to the section below that corresponds to your situation.


Custody and child support









Criminal or penal matters



Protection of vulnerable people



Contesting a decision of an administrative tribunal


Youth protection