Doing business with a lawyer
When you hire a lawyer, you can be sure you will get sound advice, while also being well protected.
When you deal with a lawyer, you benefit from the service of a professional:
It is possible to assert your rights without hiring a lawyer. If you choose to represent yourself, it is important to be properly informed so you know, understand and comply with the applicable rules.
The Fondation du Barreau du Québec has prepared guides dealing with civil, family and criminal matters to help you determine whether you will be able to represent yourself and, if so, to familiarize you with the steps you need to follow in order to act without a lawyer.