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
Alexander Scanlon
B.A., J.D., Lawyer
Jessica Polley,
Paralegal

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. 

FAMILY LAW
SERVICES

We will provide you with the advice and representation you need in resolving your family law matters.

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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Common Pitfalls in Real Estate Agreements of Purchase & Sale

February 4, 2020

Chattels & Fixtures When you purchase a house, you will often find yourself purchasing a number of items on the property in addition to the house itself. Things like kitchen appliances that might be included in the agreement are considered chattels while things that can’t be easily removed from the property, like a garden shed,…

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Importance Of A Lease

The Importance of a Lease in the Landlord Tenant Relationship

January 6, 2020

Effective April 30, 2018, the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 requires the use of a standard form of lease called the “Residential Tenancy Agreement” for most residential tenancies. The form is available online. The Agreement contains all of the details that a landlord will need to include in their lease and also provides notes throughout to…

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Changes to the Rules of the Small Claims Court

Changes to the Rules of the Small Claims Court

December 4, 2019

In Ontario, the Small Claims Court has jurisdiction to hear a wide range of civil matters. Currently, the maximum claim in the Small Claims Court is $25,000.00. However, changes are coming soon! Starting January 1st, 2020, the Small Claims Court’s monetary maximum will be increasing from $25,000.00 to $35,000.00. This will be of great benefit…

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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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