We have over 1,300 staff and roster lawyers that are actively taking certificates for adult criminal matters across the province for Albertans that meet our financial requirements.
All Albertans age 12 to 17 charged with a criminal offense are eligible to get a lawyer from Legal Aid Alberta. We have staff lawyers in Calgary and Edmonton that handle youth matters, and roster lawyers who cover youth matters across the province as needed.
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Legal Aid Alberta may provide a lawyer for a number of legal issues related to Family Law, including client protection and child welfare matters, representation of children, parental custody, access and parenting orders, child and spousal support.
In 2018-2019, 883 certificates were issued for immigration, with over 825 distinct clients represented by Legal Aid Alberta in the areas of refugee claims, judicial reviews of refugee claims, detention reviews, and appeals among other areas.