A Trusted, Experienced
Northumberland Law Firm

Welcome to MacDonald, Charette & Associates

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

We are committed to providing clients with timely, personalized and expert service. Our firm takes a client focused approach in handling all of your legal issues.

William MacDonald,
Barrister, Solicitor
& Notary Public

Important Notice

As of July 1st 2022, MacDonald, Charette & Associates will merge with SMM Law Professional Corporation. William (Bill) MacDonald will join the team at SMM Law and continue to practice as counsel within the merged practice.

For details on SMM Law Professional Corporation, please visit www.smmlaw.com

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.

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.

Contact Us Today

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,…

COVID-19 & the Practice of Law

COVID-19 & the Practice of Law

May 5, 2020

The current COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for everyone. Fortunately, Canadian society has met the challenge with the resolve and resilience we all expect. From our acceptance of social distancing to our generous contributions to local food banks, Canadians across the country have come together to mitigate the harm caused by the pandemic.…

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Phone: 905.372.7303

Office Location & Hours


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

Phone: 905.372.7303

Fax: 905.372.4370