Legal Services

Schmidt Law Legal Services* represents clients on a variety of civil matters including Superior Court and Small Claims Court lawsuits and applications, appeals to the Divisional Court and Court of Appeal, mediation, negotiation, debt collection, and other civil litigation and family law needs.

We provide legal services throughout south eastern Ontario, including Port Hope, Cobourg, Northumberland County, Hastings, Peterborough, Durham, and Toronto.

Personal Injury Law

Have you been injured in a motor vehicle accident? Experienced a slip and fall injury? Suffered a dog bite injury?

Schmidt Law Legal Services* provides local representation to individuals suffering injuries from car accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, and other accidents throughout Port Hope, Cobourg, Brighton, and the rest of Northumberland County.

Family Law

Going through a family break-up can be a very stressful time in anyone’s life. Many people are not sure of their rights as a married spouse, common-law spouse or parent.

At Schmidt Law Legal Services* we can walk you through the process, whether that be the court process or planning a separation agreement, and help you reach an amicable resolution.

Employment Law

Schmidt Law Legal Services* advises a variety of employer clients with respect to their day to day employment law needs.

We also represent both employers and employees with respect to wrongful dismissal or termination matters, and Labour Board and Human Rights Tribunal applications.


Appealing a court order or responding to an appeal can be a complicated matter requiring legal research and argument.

Schmidt Law Legal Services* assists clients to appeal or respond to an appeal from orders or judgments from Superior Court and Small Claims Court, and from decisions of the Landlord and Tenant Board, Social Security Tribunal, CPP Board, and other administrative tribunals.

Wills & Power of Attorney

Making arrangements for later in life is not something many people like to think about. However, it is of great importance to ensure that your loved ones are looked after once you have passed.

At Schmidt Law Legal Services* we can assist you in drafting a will and/or power of attorney documents that will reflect your wishes and ensure your family members are taken care of.

Estate Litigation

Schmidt Law Legal Services* assists individuals looking to challenge a will and/or bring an application for dependant’s relief.

We also assist executors and estates to respond to will challenges and dependent’s relief applications.

Real Estate

Purchasing a new home? Down sizing? Need to transfer your interest in a property?

This could be one of the biggest transactions you ever make! Trust Schmidt Law Legal Services* to help you with all your real estate needs.

Landlord & Tenant Matters

Schmidt Law Legal Services* represents both tenants and landlords in commercial and residential contexts.

We appear regularly before the Landlord and Tenant Board on behalf of both landlord and tenant clients.

Real Estate Litigation

As a property owner, you may experience problems with neighbours, property lines, easements, or damage to property.

Schmidt Law Legal Services* provides advice and representation to property owners with respect to disputes involving boundary issues, right-of-ways, and damage related to mould, water, faulty construction, and other sources.

We also represent property owners and contractors with respect to construction lien matters.

Contracts, Commercial, and Collections Litigation

Schmidt Law Legal Services* represents individuals and companies to recover outstanding contracts, invoices, judgments, loans, promissory notes, and other types of debt.

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