Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services
Child's Lawyer (Yukon)
Type of service
Services for Children
Either party in a custody or access dispute (or in child protection proceedings) may request separate representation for children through the Court. The Court may make such a recommendation in the Order. The order is forwarded to the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee who may appoint counsel for the child(ren).
A private lawyer may be retained for the child(ren) and paid for by the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee.
Pilot or ongoing service
Yukon Department of Justice, Court and Regulatory Services
How to access this service
See « Services offered » above.
All across Yukon
[ Service(s) offered ]
Guidelines for Child's Lawyer Practicing in the Yukon
Varies according to the situation.
Public Guardian & Trustee
Department of Justice, Government of Yukon
3rd Floor, Andrew A. Philipsen Law Centre
2134 Second Ave., Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5H6
Toll-free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5366
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