Service in preparation for a hearing

The Bar of Montreal, together with the Young Bar of Montreal and the collaboration of the Direction des services judiciaires de la Métropole, has established a preparation service whose goal is to provide a free legal consultation to people who have to appear in court.

This free service is available by appointment only at the Montreal Courthouse, weekdays from 12 noon to 2 pm. During a consultation, a lawyer will assist a person with a court date in preparing their case and explain the procedure involved in a hearing before the:

  • Court of Québec, Small Claims Division;
  • Tribunal administratif du travail, division des relations du travail (TAT RT);
  • Régie du logement;
  • Quebec Court of Appeal;
  • Tribunal administratif du Québec – dispute to a decision rendered by the CNESST in matters of Crime Victims Compensation.

For an appointment (space is limited): 514 954­-3487

When the consultation takes place, it is important have all relevant documents (notice of hearing, motion, invoices, official notice, etc.)

For more information, please consult the JBM Web site.


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Bar of Quebec Lawyers Directory

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Pro Bono Québec