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At the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Community Justice Center, our team offers free legal information, by phone or in person, regardless of your income or the legal nature of your problem.

Our center

We strongly believe that you have the ability to take charge of your situation, and we trust that you are capable of making the choices best suited to your needs.

Respect, empathy and confidentiality are our core values.

Be assured that you will receive professional, courteous and confidential services.

Our services

In particular, our legal information team can :

  • Inform you on the various recourses available and legal and administrative procedures;
  • Inform you on the various private dispute prevention and resolution processes;
  • Help you get additional support through specialized resources;

However, they cannot :

  • Provide you with legal counsel;
  • Complete forms for you;
  • Provide legal representation in court;
  • Take the decisions for you;

Click here to learn more about our legal information mission

Déclaration de services aux personnes victimes d’infractions criminelles (In French only)

⇒ Déclaration de services (In French only)

Covered areas

  • City of Saguenay;
  • Fjord-du-Saguenay Regional County Municipality;
  • Domaine-du-Roy Regional County Municipality;
  • Maria-Chapdelaine Regional County Municipality;
  • Lac-Saint-Jean-Est Regional County Municipality.

Social media

Our Center is active on social media! Our regional Facebook page is the perfect place to follow our news, our legal information sessions and to keep yourself informed of legal developments! Follow us on Facebook.

Jurists-lecturers in action

This program offers to organizations, businesses, associations or groups of citizens situated in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, various free of charge legal information sessions

The jurists of the CJP and volunteered jurists-lecturers present those sessions. In fact, we rely on the expertise of external professionals, lawyers and notaries in the region, to provide high-quality conferences on interesting topics.

To learn more about this service, visit the page : Jurists-lecturers in action!

Information sessions at your fingertips!

Various legal information sessions are currently offered in French:

• Common-law partnership vs. Marriage

• There is no age to know your rights

• Psychological harassment at work

• The ABC of a residential lease

• And many others!


Consult our services offer (in French only), which includes the complete list of our information sessions and their summary.


Legal information sessions are offered free of charge to groups of 10 or more. However, for groups of less than 10 people, the applicant organization must defray the travel expenses.

In order to benefit from the services of a jurist-lecturer, we invite you to complete the Request for Information Sessions form (in French only) and send it to us by email at the following address: or contact us by phone.

Do you want to get involved as a jurist-lecturer?

By becoming a volunteered jurist-lecturer, you help make Justice more accessible!

In addition, for lawyers, the Barreau du Québec, for continuing education purpose, may recognize your involvement.

Are you interested in the experience?

Complete the Volunteer Registration Form (in French Only) and email it to We are also looking for volunteer promotion officers and volunteer coordinators. Help us make Justice more accessible!

Recent legal columns

Would you like to know more about a specific subject of law or are you looking for an answer to a particular question? Read our legal articles and flash columns, or test your knowledge with our questions “True or False”!

You can also find our publications on our Facebook page!

Collection of legal columns

Did you know that for nearly three years, the Center has published numerous legal columns as part of its monthly newsletter?

Touching all legal fields and presenting in clear terms the legal concepts of current affairs, you will find these publications, as well as our more recent articles, in the following collections of legal columns :


Privacy Policy


Our activities

Our free information sessions

Our Center also offers free legal information sessions in our offices, on many subjects of everyday life

Examples :
  • Small Claims
  • Formal demand letter
  • Divorce
  • Common-law spouses
  • Rights and protection of elders
  • Consumer protection
  • And more !

A member of our team in your organization

We give legal information session on demand for the employees or members of different organizations. We can also prepare legal information session best suited to your organization’s needs

Contact us for more information on our free legal information sessions!

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