Free legal consultations October 20

Date Posted: October 3, 2016

The Students Association has partnered with local law firms to help improve access to justice for those in the RDC community. Individuals will be able to book appointments through our office for brief legal consultations with individuals in the legal profession.

Students will be able to ask questions and obtain guidance on legal topics such as housing, employment, family, or civil law so that they can take a more informed approach to their own legal issues.

Bookings for 30 minute one-on-one sessions to be held Thursday, October 20 (between 2 and 4 p.m.) are available now, and shall be done on a first-come, first-serve basis. Students will be required to provide certain information to the firm so that they may do the requisite conflict checks.

They will also be required to sign a disclaimer regarding the service on the day of their appointment. Bookings and documentation must be submitted by 12 p.m. Wednesday, October 19.

Free notary services
Notary/commission services shall be available on Thursday, October 20 on a walk-in, first come first serve basis between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Please ensure that you bring all required documentation to the session, including but not limited to:

1) Government-issued photo ID (passport, driver’s permit, permanent resident card, etc.)

2) The document requiring a notary/commission

3) Original documents (if it’s a certified copy)

Please be aware that photocopies will not be provided at the session. Notary/commission service shall be limited to three documents per individual.

To book a 30 minute one-on-one session, or if you would like more information on any of these services, please contact the Students’ Association office.


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