Whether you're dealing with a family situation, a latent defect, a dismissal, a rental problem or a lawsuit, a lawyer, a mediator or a arbitrator can help you. Consult the referral services to find the one you need, near your work or home, for the area of law you are dealing with.
It is important to meet with the right lawyer for your situation. He will be able to guide you through each step of the process. Here is how to find him.
Note The referrals below are not recommendations from the Barreau du Québec.
Analyze your situation and clarify your needs
First, ask yourself some questions about your situation:
Is it urgent? What area of law does your situation involve? What is your purpose in consulting a lawyer? Could your situation be settled through mediation?
To get a clearer picture:
Find a lawyer or lawyer-mediator in your region
The regional Barreau sections in Montreal, Québec City and Longueuil offer referral services by area of law to help you find a lawyer in your city or region.
Obtain the contact information for the referral services
JurisRéférence is a Web-based platform you can use to easily search, at any time, for the resources required to meet your legal needs.
To settle a conflict between two individuals or two companies, whether in family, civil or commercial law, it is not always necessary to resort to the courts. A lawyer-mediator can help you!
Obtain the list of lawyer-mediators
Arbitration is a private dispute resolution process that excludes the courts of law. It generally proceeds more quickly than a trial and is economical and confidential. One of his main advantages is the possibility of choosing the arbitrator or arbitrators who will render a decision for all kinds of situations in most fields of law, excluding family law.
Consult the list of lawyer-arbitrators
Every person is entitled to make a phone call to a lawyer. If the person does not know any lawyers, the police officer must direct the person to the right resource. This free legal consultation service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Those who qualify for legal aid are accepted.
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Verify the status of the lawyer selected
You have chosen a particular lawyer, but before dealing with him, check whether he is a member in good standing of the Barreau du Québec and whether he has previously had disciplinary complaints filed against him.