info@legallycanadian.com
905-405-6202
1-888-508-8285

from detention:
1-800-275-1915
info@legallycanadian.com
5925 Airport Road, Suite 200, Mississauga, ON, Canada
We offer expedited document delivery to the CIC office at: 74 Victoria St., Toronto, ON, ON M5C, Immigration and Refugee Board. We also serve customers in the following regions: Toronto, ON Brampton, ON Milton, ON Oakville, ON

Increase in annual gross income for Legal Aid services, EFFECTIVE APRIL 1

Effective April 1, 2015, a new increase of financial eligibility for legal aid services comes into effect.

For Legal Aid Certificates:

Family sizeAnnual gross income
Nov. 1, 2014April 1, 2015April 1, 2016
1$11,448$12,135$12,863
2$19,805$20,993$22,253
3$22,577$23,932$25,367
4$25,511$27,042$28,664
5+$28,317$30,016$31,817

Certificates can be obtained for the following services:

  • Criminal charges with the likelihood of a jail sentence
  • Complicated or serious family law matters
  • Immigration and refugee matters

For Duty Counsel Services:

Family sizeAnnual gross income
Nov. 1, 2014April 1, 2015April 1, 2016
1$19,080$20,225$21,438
2$28,620$30,337$32,131
3$32,860$34,832$36,921
4$39,220$41,573$44,068
5+$45,580$48,315$50,803

Duty counsel services include:

  • Giving advice about legal rights, obligations and the court process
  • Providing assistance in the courtroom for bail hearings and sentencing
  • Assist with diversion, guilty pleas and adjournments
  • Review or prepare court documents to be filed

For Clinical Services:

FAMILY SIZEANNUAL GROSS INCOME
NOV. 1, 2014APRIL 1, 2015APRIL 1, 2016
1$16,748$17,753$18,818
2$19,398$20,562$21,796
3$22,684$24,045$25,488
4$27,083$28,708$27,572
5$45,580$48,315$30,430

FOR A MORE DETAILED LIST AND ELIGIBILITY PLEASE REFER TO LAO’S WEBPAGE HERE.

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