Family Law

Separation and Divorce are difficult and emotional times, and it requires experienced, intelligent and empathetic counsel to guide you through the process ensuring you understand your rights.

Lucenti, Orlando & Ellies strives to achieve the best possible result for you, focusing on negotiations or Collaborative Family Law to resolves disputes, using Court only as a last resort.


We offer Collaborative Family Law which is a process that encourages parties and their lawyers towards a mutually agreeable result:

  • Separation, Marriage and Cohabitation agreements
  • Divorce
  • Spousal and child support issues
  • Equalization of Assets, and sale of family property
  • Pension and Property Division
  • Adoption
  • Post Divorce/Agreement modifications and variation.
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Corporate Law

Our Corporate Law team provides services in a variety of corporate and private business matters.  Our business clients include managed businesses, professional Corporations and family businesses. 


We offer the following services:

  • Business succession planning
  • Incorporation and reorganizations
  • Various agreements relating to shareholder matters, non-competition issues, letters of intent, etc.
  • Articles of Amalgamation
  • Articles of Amendment
  • Asset Purchases and Sales
  • Share Purchases and Sales
  • Business financing
  • Partnerships, joint ventures
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Real Estate Law

Our Real Estate Lawyers have been assisting clients in the North Bay and surrounding area buying and selling residential and commercial properties for more than 50 years.   Our team provides exceptional service, working closely with you and your lenders to ensure your purchase/sale transactions are completed on time and cost effective.


We provide advice and services in relation to:

Residential Real Estate

  • drafting and review of offers to purchase or sell
  • purchasing or selling a home, lot, cottage or investment income property
  • mortgaging or remortgaging of all types of real estate
  • powers of sale and foreclosures
  • drafting and review of leases
  • transfers of title

Commercial Real Estate

  • drafting and review of offers to purchase or sell
  • purchasing or selling all types of commercial properties
  • mortgaging
  • drafting and review of most types of commercial leases
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Wills and Estates

Our estate lawyers have substantial experience in the areas of estate planning, trusts, and all corporate succession-related matters. Planning ahead is important to ensure every possible tax opportunity is considered, so you maximize the value of the assets being passed on. Along with your accountant we will guide you through complex estate, trust and tax laws to ensure your legacy wishes are fulfilled.

We offer the following services:

  • Wills
  • Power of Attorney for property
  • Power of Attorney for personal care
  • Trusts for children and/or grandchildren
  • Life trusts for individual
  • Joint property issues
  • Estate administration
  • Preparation of Estate Accounts
  • Formal passing of accounts
  • Probate tax avoidance strategies
  • Wealth preservation techniques such as family trusts and gifting programs
  • Business succession planning, including corporate reorganizations, estate freezes, asset and share sales
  • Legal advice to Estate trustees
  • Estate Litigation
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Civil Litigation

Contact us about Civil Litigation:
Andrew Forgeron

We offer the following services:

  • Employment Law
  • Construction Liens
  • Employment
  • Commercial
  • Wrongful Dismissal
  • Debt Collection
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