A Trusted, Experienced
Northumberland Law Firm

Welcome to MacDonald, Charette & Associates

MacDonald, Charette & Associates are highly respected, effective and experienced.

William MacDonald,
Barrister, Solicitor
& Notary Public
Jessica Polley,
Paralegal & Notary Public

Our Services

REAL ESTATE

Whether you are buying, selling or financing we will be there to advise you, protect you and complete your real estate transaction.

PARALEGAL SERVICES

Small Claims Court and residential Landlord and Tenant matters. We bring good business sense to resolving disputes.

WILLS & ESTATES

We ensure that your estate planning needs are met with a properly written Will and Powers of Attorney. Ensure the legacy you want. 

CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL LAW

Businesses trust MacDonald, Charette & Associates for expert legal advice crucial  to start, buy, or sell a business.

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We are committed to providing timely, personalized and expert service. We take a client focused approach in handling your legal issues.

From Our Blog

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How to have a Productive meeting with your Estate Lawyer – Part 2

March 16, 2021

Last month we commented on how to have a productive meeting with your estate lawyer. We advise our estate clients to come to the appointment with as much information about their loved one’s affairs as possible including information about assets and debts. The lawyer will need information regarding bank accounts, vehicles, real estate, life insurance…

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How to have a Productive meeting with your Estate Lawyer – Part 1

February 17, 2021

Your first appointment with a lawyer after the passing of a loved one can be difficult and overwhelming because of the grief that you will feel. At our office, our first advice is always to bring a trusted friend or family member to the meeting with you. It is difficult for anyone grieving to absorb,…

Amendments to the Notaries Act

Amendments to the Notaries Act

September 10, 2020

On August 1, 2020, amendments were made to the Notaries Act. The biggest changes are contained in the sections of the Act that previously stated that barristers or solicitors may be appointed as a notary public. Those sections have been amended to include licensees under the Law Society Act, which includes paralegals. A notary public…

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Phone: 905.372.7303

Contact & Locations

COBOURG LAW OFFICES

204 Division Street, Unit C
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 3P7

Phone: 905.372.7303

Fax: 905.372.4370

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TRENT HILLS LAW OFFICES

20 Front Street West
Hastings, Ontario K0L 1Y0

Phone: 705.696.1960

Fax: 905.372.4370

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