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Legal Aid: Criminal Matters

Provided by: Legal Aid Saskatchewan

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Service Description

Provides legal advice and representation in court regarding criminal matters for people who cannot afford to pay for a legal services. Types of services include:

  • Brydes Line – Advice over the phone to anyone being held by police. No cost. Available to everyone.
  • Duty Counsel Service – A lawyer will help at the bail hearing. This service is only for people who are on remand. No cost. Available to everyone.
  • Full Representation – A lawyer will help people with their case. Service is only available to low-income people who are facing jail time.

NOTE: All youth are eligible for legal aid, regardless of the seriousness of their charges or their finances.


Brydes Line and Duty Counsel Service Anyone is eligible Full Representation - Youth aged 12 to 17 - Individuals receiving social assistance - Individuals band assistance - Individuals working and who have a low income. Contact for more information.

Application Process

There are four ways to apply for legal aid.
1. Fill out an online application.
2. Call 1-800-667-3764.
3. Send a message through the website contact page.
4. Call one of the offices directly to apply by phone or make an appointment to apply in-person.



Fax: 306-933-6764

Head Office (Saskatoon)

Business Line: 306-933-5300

Head Office (Saskatoon)

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:45 pm

Service Website


Coverage Area


Languages Offered

English, French

Legal Aid Saskatchewan – Battlefords Area Office


Provincial Building
L103 - 1192 102nd Street
North Battleford SK  S9A 1E9

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Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:45 pm


Wheelchair access - call for details or special appointment required.

Phone 1: 1-800-667-3764

Application Center

Fax: 306-446-7598

Toll-Free: 1-877-441-4418

Business Line: 306-446-7700



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