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The Department of Justice does not provide any direct legal assistance or advice to the general public nor does it assist in legal research. For legal advice or assistance, we recommend contacting a lawyer or a legal aid program.

Please refer to our Guide to Canadian Legal Information to find statutes, regulations, recent legislation, court decisions, constitutional documents and related materials.

If you are unable to find the information you need on our Web site, please contact:

Family Law and Youth Justice Policy Section
Department of Justice Canada
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON 
K1A 0H8
Phone: 613-946-2222 (National Capital Region)
Toll free: 1-888-373-2222 or 1-800-267-7676 for the hearing impaired
Fax: (613) 990-8197

Support Enforcement

If you are involved in garnishment proceedings (either as a support payer or a support recipient), you can obtain information by contacting your Provincial and Territorial Maintenance Enforcement Program.