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The Commission des services juridiques is the agency responsible for applying Québec’s Act respecting legal aid and the provision of certain other legal services and for ensuring that legal aid is provided to any eligible person who applies for it.

Every year, thousands of Québecers rely on some 350 legal aid lawyers for legal advice or to represent them before the courts. These experienced professionals are responsive to their clients’ needs and diligently defend their interests

Montreal, November 3, 2017 - On November 2, 2017, Me Yvan Niquette, Chairman of the Commission des services juridiques, proudly presented the 2017 Robert-Sauvé Awards in Longueuil. The awards were created in order to recognize the exceptional contribution of individuals to promotin... more
Annonce de la ministre de la Justice
La ministre de la Justice et Procureure générale du Québec, Mme Stéphanie Vallée, a annoncé le 20 juin 2017 que le déploiement de la Stratégie d'action gouvernementale visant à contribuer à la réduction des délais en matière criminelle et pénale, accompagnée d'un investissement de 175,2 millions de ... more
Montreal, May 31, 2017 – As of today, the legal aid eligibility thresholds increase by 4.7 %, which is equal to the percentage by which the minimum wage increased on May 1, 2017. On January 1, 2016, the legal aid eligibility thresholds at no cost were increased, with the minimum&nbs... more
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