Student Legal Services – Edmonton Student Legal Services is a student-led organization that helps low-income people in the Edmonton area understand and resolve their legal issues. It can help in areas such as criminal law, civil law and family law. Grande Prairie Legal Guidance Grande Prairie Legal Guidance provides free legal information and advice to low- and middle-income individuals who have a legal problem but are not eligible for legal aid. It can help with issues such as family law, landlord and tenant issues, employment, debt/contract, circulation/settlements, wills and estates, criminal law and civil law. GPLG does not provide representation in court. Alberta Centre for Public Legal Education (CPLEA) CPLEA is dedicated to providing information about the law in readable and understandable language to Albertans. It maintains a number of websites with legal information in many areas. Lethbridge Legal Guidance Lethbridge Legal Guidance provides free legal aid, information and advocacy to people with financial difficulties who require legal advice and representation and are not eligible for legal aid. Pro bono lawyers provide legal information and advice on a variety of topics, including family, civil matters, labour law, criminal law and immigration law. Free clinics operate on Tuesday evenings. Law Society of Alberta The Law Society of Alberta regulates the legal profession in the public interest by promoting and enforcing high standards of professional and ethical conduct by Alberta lawyers. The Law Society can help members of the public find a lawyer, search for records and wills, and answer questions about lawyers` conduct.

Lawyer Referral Service The Lawyer Referral Service provides you with contact information for up to three lawyers who will review legal services that could help you. If you talk to any lawyer, the first half hour of the conversation is free. You shouldn`t expect the lawyer to do free work during this time – that means discussing your legal situation and exploring your options. LawNow Magazine Published by the Centre for Public Legal Education of Alberta, LawNow Magazine is published six times a year. It provides credible legal information, interpretations and feedback to help Canadians make critical decisions about their professional and personal lives and make meaningful and effective contributions to the democratic life of their communities and countries. Student Legal Aid – Student Legal Assistance Calgary provides legal information and representation to low-income residents of the Calgary area. These services are provided by law students at the University of Calgary. SLA assists in civil matters, criminal offenses, landlord/tenant cases, traffic offenses, family matters (other than divorce), minor claims, social assistance/AISH/employment insurance, academic and non-academic student appeals, and administrative court work. While not everyone can afford a lawyer, every Albertan deserves access to a fair legal system. As a publicly funded non-profit organization, we offer affordable legal services in the areas of family law, domestic violence, child welfare, immigration, and juvenile and adult criminal defense. Calgary Legal Guidance Calgary Legal Guidance provides legal information and advice to low-income individuals who cannot afford a lawyer and are not eligible for legal aid. It can help with a variety of issues, including but not limited to family, criminal and civil matters.

Free legal clinics are open Monday to Thursday evenings. Medicine Hat Legal Aid Centre The Medicine Hat Legal Aid Centre provides free information and advice to people with low access to intermediaries who have a legal problem but are not eligible for legal aid. It can help with issues such as family law, labor issues, debts and foreclosure, estate and administration, estate/life planning, immigration issues, landlord-tenant disputes, and civil matters. Women`s Centre Legal Advice Clinic Volunteer lawyers offer free half-hour legal advice sessions to women. These meetings aim to provide a starting point for access to the legal system. Clinics deal with family matters, civil matters, immigration and other types of law, but not criminal law. All women are welcome; Appointment required. Legal Line Legal Line is a not-for-profit organization that provides access to the laws under which Canadians are governed. It is a searchable database of Canadian laws that provides answers in 40 major areas of law in 107 languages.

It also offers a hotline that provides pre-recorded answers to common legal questions and live help from subject matter experts. Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC) Pro Bono Students Canada is a national network of law schools and community organizations that bring together law students and non-governmental organizations, government agencies, courts and legal clinics throughout the school year. PBSC has chapters in the law faculties of the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta. The University of Alberta Law Library does not provide any form of legal advice. If you need legal help, here are some recommended links to learn more: BLG Business Venture Clinic (Calgary) Do you have any legal questions about your new business? BLG Venture Clinic students can write memoranda on topics such as early financing, the pros and cons of different business structures, employment issues, intellectual property, and possible sources of accountability. Public Interest Law Clinic – University of Calgary The Public Interest Law Clinic is a legal clinic of the University of Calgary`s Faculty of Law that was founded to advocate for systemic change that values and promotes public well-being and the environment Alberta Law Libraries Alberta Law Libraries is a provincial network of law libraries, that provide research support and information services to the legal community. Self-representation of litigants and all Albertans. Libraries are located in courthouses and provincial buildings across the province and are open to the public. The Alberta Limited Legal Services Project is a local lawyers` initiative that aims to give Albertans access to the legal services they want, when they want, at a price they can afford. The project connects Albertans with lawyers who only help part of a case, not all, so you can pay for the services you want without a lawyer taking care of the case from start to finish.

Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic – Red Deer The Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic offers free legal services to people who are not eligible for legal aid and can`t afford it. to pay a lawyer. He can help with a variety of issues including, but not limited to, family law, civil law, criminal law, will law, and immigration law. The service is provided by pre-booked appointments and legal advice is not provided by telephone. Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) CanLII is a not-for-profit organization that operates and maintains a website dedicated to continuous access to a virtual library of Canadian legal information. This website provides access to court decisions, court decisions, laws and regulations of all Canadian jurisdictions. This guide is a starting point for people looking for legal information and self-help materials that they can use themselves. It identifies a number of online legal resources and services on the Internet.

This is not a complete list and is not intended to replace professional legal advice. Always consult a lawyer if you need professional legal advice. Juvenile Law at The Alex – Calgary CLERC provides legal advice, information, representation, referrals and services to children and youth.