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Complaint About A Nunavut Lawyer or Paralegal?

How, Why, When, Where To Complain.

What to expect from complaining to the Law Society of Nunavut

How to Deal with the Law Society of Nunavut.

The Law Society cannot pay you money or make a lawyer or paralegal pay you money because of his or her mistake.

What to expect from complaining to the Law Society of Nunavut THE LAW SOCIETY OF NUNAVUT DOES NOT REPRESENT YOU. IT IS A UNION REPRESENTING LAWY

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Why Do I Need a Lawyer?

Don't be intimidated by the thought of hiring a lawyer. Their job is to help you find the best solution to your legal issue.

 

Many lawyers offer a free consultation.

 

Here are some examples of when you should retain (hire) a lawyer:

 

  • You were injured in slip and fall, or a car accident or other accident and suffered an injury

 

  • You have been accused of a crime, DUI, assault or any other violation

 

  • You're facing a family problem such as separation, divorce, support or a child custody dispute. dispute.

 

  • You intend to buy or sell a house, condo or other real estate

 

  • You have questions about wills and estates, or probate.

 

 If any of these sound like you, you should consider talking with several lawyers before choosing one.

 

Use CanLaw's find a lawyer referral service to find the right lawyer near you.

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Reference Checks

 

Ask CanLaw for a Reference Check Before You Hire or Retain a Lawyer in Canada. You need to check the reputation of the law office and lawyers before you provide a retainer to hire any lawyer or paralegal.

 

There is not much point in asking us after you have hired some lawyer, is there?

 

You need to know if there are any complaints against any paralegal or lawyer, any discipline history, or suspension or any bad reviews and if they are in good standing.

IS YOUR LAWYER'S BILL TOO HIGH?

Do you have a complaint about your lawyer's bill? Consult the CanLaw page on getting a lawyer's bill reduced.

Bill problems, known as an assessment,is not done by the Law Society.

Assessment of your lawyer's bills is done through the Court.  You must act within 30 days of getting a bill to file a complaint.

KNOW THIS

Most  Nunavut lawyers and paralegals are hard working, honest and reliable.

 Unfortunately, there are bad apples who make life difficult for clients and the other lawyers.

The Law Societies do not weed these bad apples out. They protect them from consumer complaints

 

Browse the Free

CanLaw

National Directory

lists lawyers and paralegals licensed by their Law Society.

 

Search our directory by name, city, postal code, area of law, CanLaw Lawyer Directory

KNOW THE RULES.

IT WILL HELP YOUR COMPLAINT!

 

Click here to review the Nunavut Law Society lawyer  complaint procedures.

Complaint against a Nunavut lawyer?

 

Law Society of Nunavut

P.O. BOX 149

 IQALUIT

 NU

 X0A 0H0

 

PHONE (867) 979. 2330

FAX (867) 979.2333

 

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