Legal Clinics

legal-clinics

Edmonton Community Legal Centre offers free and confidential legal advice at evening clinics to individuals who are in a low income financial bracket and do not qualify for Legal Aid. In particular, ECLC provides services to individuals surrounding legal issues that pertain to:

  • Civil Law
  • Debt
  • Employment and Wrongful Dismissal
  • Family Law
  • Guardianship/Trusteeship
  • Human Rights
  • Immigration Law, including Temporary Foreign Workers
  • Income Support Advocacy
  • Landlord-tenant matters
  • Small Claims
  • Social Benefits
  • Wills

*Please Note: We do not deal with criminal law issues at our legal clinics.

At the clinic, your lawyer will:

  • Explain your legal issue
  • Outline steps that you can take
  • Help you fill out documents
  • Refer you to other organizations

 

Preparing For Clinic Appointments:

Clinic appointments are 30-45 minutes long. Clients will want to be prepared in advance of the appointment to fully utilize the time as effectively as possible. Here are some things to do before coming to an appointment:

  • Organize and bring any important papers including court document or letters
  • Make child care arrangements prior to coming and if possible do not bring children to the appointment

Please Note:

  • We cannot guarantee that ECLC will provide additional legal services following your clinic appointment
  • Filing fees, disbursements and other costs are not covered by ECLC

Please contact our office to to learn more or to book an appointment.

**Please Note: Clients will need to bring their own interpreter if required.