The Court of Appeal

Aimed at providing information about appeal brief preparation and hearing proceedings before the Court of Appeal of Québec in Montréal, the service includes two half-hour sessions with a volunteer lawyer, free of charge.

The service is available Monday through Friday from noon to 2 p.m by appointment. Places are limited.

Eligibilty

To qualify for the service, you must

  • be representing yourself in court
  • have a scheduled hearing date before the Court of Appeal of Québec in Montréal
  • have an appeal file open before the Court of Appeal of Québec in Montréal

Note : Clients who contact us at least 15 days before their hearing date will be given priority.

Important information

The volunteer lawyer is here to help you prepare your hearing before the Court of Appeal of Québec in Montréal. No legal advice, supporting arguments, or likelihood of success can be provided.

Please note that a volunteer lawyer may be accompanied by a law student to the hearing preparation meeting. As part of the Articling Program, the student is allowed to act as an observer only, having signed a confidentiality agreement prohibiting the disclosure of any information heard or seen during the meeting.

For further information please contact the YBM at the following telephone numeber : 514-954-3487, or by email at servicesprobono@ajbm.qc.ca.

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