Advocating for Albertans

Affordable and trusted legal services since 1973.

“Without help from LAA, I don’t think my hearing would have gone through yet. I felt protected and had peace of mind.”
– Muhanad

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Protecting Families

Emergency Protection Orders

We can help if you are experiencing family violence and need protection.

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Support Services

Where to find help.

If we don’t offer a service you need, other organizations may be able to help.

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Your rights matter

Legal rights are a cornerstone of a democratic society; everyone deserves legal protection, regardless of the circumstances. While not everyone can afford a lawyer, every Albertan deserves access to a fair legal system.


Adult Criminal Law

Are you an adult (age 18+) who has been charged with a crime?

Youth Criminal Law

Are you a youth (age 12–17) who has been charged with a crime?

Family Law

Are you dealing with a divorce, separation, or child welfare issue?

Immigration and Refugee Law

Are you dealing with a refugee claim, removal appeal, detention review or admissibility hearing?

Family Violence Matters

Do you need an Emergency Protection Order (EPO) from an intimidating or violent family member?

Don't Know?

Find a lawyer

The Legal Aid Alberta lawyer directory is for clients applying for legal aid services. It can help you find and choose your preferred lawyer.

Find out how we can help you.


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