Public Legal Information Association of NL (PLIAN)

PLIAN is an independent non-profit organization with a mandate to increase access to justice in Newfoundland and Labrador through providing legal information and education services to the general public. PLIAN operates a Legal Information Line that provides general legal information to the public, as well as a Lawyer Referral Service. Lawyers who register with this service agree to provide a 30-minute consultation at a flat rate of $40 (tax included). The Legal Information Line and Lawyer Referral Service operates Monday to Friday, 9 AM – 12 PM. PLIAN additionally provides publications on a variety of legal issues, free of charge, and frequently delivers presentations and workshops to the public on many different legal topics.

709-722-2643 or 1-888-660-7788 (operates Monday to Friday, 9 am to 12 pm).