I have not yet received civil demand for the donation/used-goods claims. Next month, early morning on appearance at municipal court for my first-time criminal case (Act. 355b and Act. 334b). I will ask the front desk receptionist to provide an duty legal aid lawyer, although the 30-min time frame in seeking/briefing the details to the lawyer would be short. My worry is, I experienced obtaining various telephoned answers from the court customer service. On that date, having zero time for argument if the non-professtional receptionist would refuse providing on-duty legal aid lawyer, instead telling me (1) there is no instant lawyer available on site (2) advance contacting Aide Juridique de Montreal (514) 842-2233. I have no choice, but enter the courtroom by myself to deal the consequence. I don't think I have the right to contact the crown prosecutor. Should I go to the courthouse to find out whether an duty legal aid lawyer is available; or tell me alternative solution in finding duty legal aid lawyer is existing in courthouse so as to avoid argument with front desk receptionist on that date? To Adam G. - Thanks for your sincere guidance previously.
Answer by Adam Ginzburg
Not VerifiedQuebec lawyer
Posted 5 months ago
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