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

Join Us In Congratulating Alexander Scanlon On His New Endeavor

Alex is leaving our firm to join Stewart Title Insurance Co. as in-house counsel starting January 18, 2021. Alex will be sorely missed for his legal expertise, wise, calm judgment and his good humour.

He brought vigour, curiosity and hard work to his practice. He was always a joyful presence in the office. We wish Alex all the best and great success in his new position.

To extend your own best wishes, you can reach Alex until the close of business this Friday, January 15, 2021.

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

Who has the power to make decisions on your behalf?

Who has the power to make decisions on your behalf?

August 20, 2019

An increasingly common misconception I have been encountering as of late is the notion that spouses are entitled to make health care decisions on each other’s behalf. This entitlement supposedly arises as a result of marriage. Unfortunately, this is simply not true. The act governing who can make health care decisions on behalf of an…

Read More
Tree Canopy From Below

Trees, Nuisances and You

July 16, 2019

Trees are a wonderful thing. They filter our air, provide shade in the summer, and they brighten up the dreary fall. Trees are a valued and desirable element of any neighbourhood. They can also be a real nuisance. Why all this talk of trees? Because your trees or your plans for your property might be…

Read More
Happy Couple Making Dinner

The Importance of Updating Your Wills

July 16, 2019

Wills can become out of date for any number of reasons. Perhaps your familial situation has changed so that the terms of the will no longer reflect your wishes. Sometimes the law changes, rendering parts of your will contradictory or confusing. Perhaps someone close to you has passed away, leaving a hole in your will.…

Read More

Contact Us Today

Phone: 905.372.7303

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Contact & Locations

COBOURG LAW OFFICES

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

Phone: 905.372.7303

Fax: 905.372.4370

VIEW OFFICE HOURS

TRENT HILLS LAW OFFICES

20 Front Street West
Hastings, Ontario K0L 1Y0

Phone: 705.696.1960

Fax: 905.372.4370

VIEW OFFICE HOURS