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The Law Society of North West Territories rejects most complaints against NWT lawyers

 Complaint About a NWT Lawyer or Paralegal?

How, Why, Where To Complain.

How to deal with the Law Society of the Northwest Territories and survive.

THE LAW SOCIETY OF THE NORTH WEST TERRITORIES

REPRESENTS LAWYERS

 You are just another non-lawyer and  law societies looks down on non lawyers.

Do not forget this.

Most disbarred lawyers are readmitted to practice law after the dust settles. Most sentences imposed on a lawyer are nothing more than a modest

Why Do I Need a Lawyer?

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

 

Many lawyers offer a free consultation.

 

You need legal advice and you should retain (hire) a lawyer if:

 

  • 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.

 

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

Check with the NT law society for lawyer reviews, a reference check and see that they are in good standing. Many NWT paralegals and lawyers accept legal aid or offer free consultations. Some do pro bono work. You can rate lawyers here and find a lawyer in the CanLaw lawyer directory

DID YOU KNOW?

Most disbarred lawyers are readmitted to practice law after the dust settles.

Most "sentences" imposed on a lawyer are nothing more than a modest fine with years to pay.

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

 

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NWT paralegals and lawyers accept legal aid or offer free consultations. Check with the law society for lawyer reviews, a reference check and see that they are in good standing.

You can rate lawyers and get a free reference check on CanLaw.

You can find a lawyer anywhere in Canada in the CanLaw lawyer directory.

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

Unfortunately, there are always some 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

Most disbarred lawyers are readmitted to practice law after the dust settles. Most sentences imposed on a lawyer are nothing more than a modest fine with years to pay.

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We are NOT lawyers. We caution all consumers to be very careful in dealing with any Law Society since they represent lawyers only. They do not represent you the client.  CanLaw provides legal information and resources. CanLaw never provides legal advice.

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