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Since 1974, CLEO has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Access or order our free legal information today.

Steps to Justice has reliable, practical information on common legal problems for people who live in Ontario. The information is also available in French on CLEO's Justice pas-à-pas website. Steps to Justice includes:

  • step-by-step information to help you or your clients work through legal problems
  • practical tools, such as checklists, fillable forms, and self-help guides
  • referral information for legal and social services across Ontario
  • live chat and email support if you can’t find the answers to your questions

You'll find links to all the legal topics that Steps to Justice covers just below.

The Steps to Justice live chat service is available Monday to Friday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Eastern time), as well as Thursdays 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Eastern time). Or you can send your question by email and we will respond within 2 business days.

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CLEO has free pamphlets on a range of legal topics, including housing, social assistance, employment, and family law. Most are available in English and French, and we have some available in other languages. We revise our publications regularly to reflect changes in the law.

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CLEO's Your Legal Rights compiles legal information resources and webinars from hundreds of organizations across Ontario, including some topics not yet covered by Steps to Justice or other CLEO content.