Representing yourself in legal matters

Everyone has the right to represent themselves when dealing with legal matters.  Legal issues relating to Family Law, Estate Law and  Civil Law can be confusing to understand.  Retaining a lawyer can assist you in handling confusing legal matters, see below for how SMP Law can assist you with the following legal matters:


Family Law

SMP law is highly competent in matters of all aspects of Family Law such as:

  • divorce, separation,
  • custody and access,
  • parent-child alienation and realistic estrangement,
  • child support,
  • spousal support,
  • property division,
  • cohabitation and prenuptial agreements,
  • mediation.

Find out more about Family Law.

Civil Law

SMP law handles complex tort litigation and has extensive experience representing clients in a variety of civil practice areas.  SMP law focuses on the following areas of practice:

  • breach of contract,
  • malicious prosecution,
  • appeals and small claims.
  • negotiation,
  • application pleadings,
  • case conferences/motions, trials and post trial activities.

Find out more about Civil Law.

Estate Law

Estate planning can be a confusing and overwhelming time.  SMP law is there to assist you with all your Estate planning needs.  We provide service in the following areas of practice:

  • creation of wills,
  • the duties of estate trustees and how we can assist you,
  • capacity proceedings,
  • dependant support claims and
  • elder law.

Find out more about Estate Law.

View COVID-19 Message

Regarding Covid-19:

Our office remains open remotely and is available to assist you by videoconference, phone, and email. Since the Covid-19 closures, SMP Law has assisted our clients with four urgent court matters and continues to have court attendances on motions that the courts have deemed urgent.

At SMP Law, we take the health and safety of our staff and clients as the highest priority. While we recognize the importance of social distancing at this time, we also recognize the importance of continuing to provide you with legal services during the time.  Please contact us at 905-565-9494 or for any questions regarding your legal matter.