Community Legal Information Association of PEI Inc., often called CLIA, is a non-profit registered charity.
Our goal is to provide Islanders with understandable and useful information about our laws and the justice system.
This work is called public legal education and information (PLEI).
Community Legal Information Association (CLIA) can help when you:
*Have questions about the law and our justice system;
*Need to speak to a lawyer;
*Want to learn more about a particular legal topic;
*Want to know what to do next when facing a legal problem;
*Want a presentation on a legal topic for your classroom, organization, or group;
*Want a kit to do your own uncontested divorce. There is a fee for the kit.
If you are not sure what help you need, we can help you find what you are looking for.
About COMMUNITY LEGAL INFORMATION ASSOCIATION OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Inquiry Line: You can call us, locally or toll-free, for answers to general legal questions, referrals to services, support, and information. This service is completely confidential and you do not need to tell us your name.
Lawyer Referral Service: Island lawyers volunteer to provide short consultations for people who have legal questions or need basic legal advice. There is a nominal fee for this service.
Publications: We have over 60 CLIA publications on federal and provincial laws, as well as publications produced by other organizations. All are available free of charge. Topics range from buying property on PEI to child support to being an executor for an estate. All of our publications are available on our website (www.cliapei.ca) and most are available in both official languages.
Speaker’s Bureau: We provide experienced speakers on legal topics to community groups, professional groups and classrooms in PEI.
*CLIA evaluates our fundraising activities and performance in the context of the Canada Revenue Agency’s fundraising guidance.*
Information for donors from CRA.