Getting legal help

Will legal aid pay for my lawyer?

If you qualify financially and have a legal issue that we cover, we will help pay for a lawyer to represent you. Check the table below to see if you qualify financially. The lawyer has to be from this list.

If you are experiencing domestic abuse, please tell us when you apply because we have special services.

Note: We may ask you to pay for some of your fees. When you apply, we will talk to you about this more. We will also ask you about any assets you have such as any money in your bank account, investments, or property etc.

Number of family members How much money does your family earn in a year? For domestic abuse cases
1 $17,731 $22,720
2 $31,917 $32,131
3 $37,194 $39,352
4 $42,726 $45,440
5+ $48,173 $50,803
Single boarders $11,632 N/A

What if I don't qualify for a lawyer?

We may be able to help you in other ways.

We help with these types of legal issues

We also have legal clinics that can help you with legal issues such as social assistance or landlord and tenant.