If you are experiencing abuse, know that legal help is available.
Legal help can include legal information, getting advice from a lawyer, speaking with a court support worker or advocate to help you understand the legal process, and more.
Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta: Free legal information about a variety of topics, including:
- Abuse & Family Violence
- Family & Relationships
- Domestic Violence Toolkit for Landlords
- Going to Court
Court & Justice Services: Resolution and court supports for people involved in legal disputes, including finding and preparing court forms.
Association des jurists d’expression francaise de l’Alberta: Centre albertain d’information juridique.
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Legal Aid Alberta: Help with family violence and family issues across Alberta, including the Emergency Protection Order Program.
Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC): Free legal clinic in Edmonton. Call for hours and eligibility.
Calgary Legal Guidance (CLG): Free legal clinic in Calgary. Call for hours and eligibility.
Women’s Centre of Calgary Legal Advice Clinics: Free legal help by women for women in Calgary.
Grande Prairie Legal Guidance: Free legal clinic in Grande Prairie. Call for hours and eligibility.
Lethbridge Legal Guidance: Free legal clinic in Lethbridge. Call for hours and eligibility.
Alberta Legal Coaches & Limited Services: List of lawyers offering legal coaching and limited scope retainers.
Law Society of Alberta Lawyer Directory: This is a database that allows people to find a lawyer using a certain search criteria. Individuals can find a lawyer by searching by name, location, practice areas, language(s) spoken, gender, and whether a lawyer offers a limited scope retainers.
Alberta Law Libraries: Help with legal research and navigating legal information. Locations across the province.
Alberta Courts: Information about the Provincial Court, Court of King’s Bench and Court of Appeal, including court forms and programs.
CanLII: Search for legislation and case law across Canada.