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Forms & Checklists
Forms & Checklists
Look through our list of forms that are commonly used in legal matters. You can also use one of our checklists to help prepare for going to court or calling LAO’s toll-free number.
Adult charge screening form
This form is an example of what you might find on the front of your disclosure. It gives you important information about your case.
Appearance Notice
If you’ve been charged with a criminal offence and you haven’t been held for bail, the police might release you from custody and give you this form.
Application for leave and judicial review (Ottawa)
If you are not eligible for an appeal to the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD), you can apply for a judicial review at the Federal Court.
Application for leave and judicial review (Toronto)
If you are not eligible for an appeal to the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD), you can apply for a judicial review at the Federal Court.
Calling LAO's toll-free service checklist
If you’re thinking of calling Legal Aid Ontario’s toll-free telephone number, this list can help prepare you before the call.
First appearance in court checklist
If you’re going to criminal court for the first time, this checklist can help you prepare for your first court date.
Promise to appear
If you’ve been charged with a criminal offence and you haven’t been held for bail, the police might require you to sign this form, promising to be in court on a certain date.
Summons
In some cases, the police may serve you with this form requiring you to come to court on a certain date to face a criminal charge or charges.
Undertaking Given to a Justice or a Judge
If you’ve been to bail court and you were released by the judge or the justice of the peace without pledging money to the court, you will likely have this document.