We all need legal support at some point in our lives. It can range from buying or selling your home to planning ahead and creating a will. Regardless of the reason, getting expert advice can help you navigate the legal questions you may encounter throughout your life.

The MFAP can connect you with easy-to-understand assistance from a legal expert covering a broad range of topics, including:

  • Divorce
  • Landlord or tenant issues
  • Wills, trusts and estate planning
  • Bankruptcy
  • Adoption
  • Terminating or signing leases
  • Real estate transactions
  • Income tax support


What you can expect

This service provides one 30-minute phone consultation with a lawyer to discuss your needs and next steps in a practical, understandable way. Everything you discuss will be kept confidential. Lawyers that participate in this program are part of a credentialed nationwide network licensed to provide legal information.

If you need additional support beyond this initial consultation, the following options will be made available to you:

  • Referrals to lawyers in the community at a discounted rate
  • A comprehensive database including self-help guides and low-cost Canadian legal clinics and legal aid organizations
  • A variety of no-cost Canadian legal options