FaithfullyServing


For Over 35 Years


Faithfullness

Both to our clients and to strong ideals – is the foundation of Mayes Law Firm. We stand for diligence, competence and integrity and we view the confidential handling of our clients’ matters as a sacred trust.


Wise Counsel

Wise counsel is the fruit of years of experience coupled with continuous professional education. The result? Precise and innovative problem solving. Mayes Law Firm sensitively deals with both complex and straightforward files with the goal of achieving a fair and satisfactory result.


Straight Talk

Clients deserve a fair and honest assessment of their cases – and that is what they receive at our firm. We cut through the extraneous and find the heart of the matter. Then we help our clients make wise decisions through our effective partnership with them.

Straight Talk

Clients deserve a fair and honest assessment of their cases – and that is what they receive at our firm. We cut through the extraneous and find the heart of the matter. Then we help our clients make wise decisions through our effective partnership with them.



Many people put off making a will because they associate the task with death. In reality, will preparation and estate planning are more about life. We can help you make plans that will benefit you and your family both now and in the future; meaningful and successful plans require professional preparation because this area of the law is more complex – and has many more implications – than many people realize. Our areas of expertise include tax planning, trusts and estate administration. And we are able to give you individual and specialized attention so that you achieve the results you desire.

Property is most people’s largest investment. We have highly-trained staff to ensure that all property-related transactions are handled with the utmost skill to help clients protect their investments. In fact, we are equipped to provide electronic conveyancing and computerized title searching for the entire province of Ontario. Mayes Law Firm works with several title insurance carriers and is one of only a small handful of lawyers in Chatham-Kent approved to provide title insurance from Title Plus. We attend to the details of all real estate services including:

  • Residential Purchase and Sale
  • Mortgage Financing
  • Rural Conveyancing
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Mortgage Collection
  • Municipal Applications
Issues pertaining to family law are often emotionally charged. Through a combination of skill and experience we strive to empathize with our clients while never losing sight of the fundamental responsibility we have to provide excellent legal representation. It is our privilege to assist families as they confront the challenges of several family law areas.

  • Family Law
  • Child Custody
  • Divorce
  • Equalization of Property
  • Marriage Contracts or Cohabitation Agreements
  • Resolution by Court/Mediation/Arbitration
  • Separation Agreements
  • Support Orders
  • Child Protection
Businesses – both large and small – know the advantage of having an accessible and personal legal advisor. As part of a company’s management team we provide professional advice that protects and enhances its smooth operation throughout the complexities of business law.

  • Incorporation
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Employment Issues
  • Business Reorganization
  • Collections
  • Business Purchases and Sale
  • Ongoing Corporate Governance Issues
  • Corporate Financing and Security

When involved in litigation or when deciding to make a claim, we are able to assist by providing excellent representation and advocacy combined with prudent legal advice to ensure that your rights are protected and you achieve the best result possible. We are proud to provide litigation services in many areas including:

  • Court Actions
  • Estate Litigation
  • Family Law Litigation
  • Administrative Tribunals and Appeals
  • Human Rights Tribunals
  • Wrongful Dismissal
  • Collections
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Criminal Law

Contact US

Email us at NewClients[at]MayesLawFirm.ca // Phone us at 1 519 436 1040 // Visit us at 16 Victoria Avenue, Chatham

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