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FAMILY LAW LAWYERS

OUR PRACTICE AREAS

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FAMILY LAW

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WILLS AND ESTATE PLANNING

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ESTATE ADMINISTRATION

Many family law matters do not require the assistance of the courts and can be resolved by direct dialogue. In this regard, we are happy to advise you and represent you in the negotiation and drafting of a separation agreement or other domestic contract.  If possible and appropriate, we strive to reduce conflict and tensions, and reach a quick and satisfactory resolution of the issues. If, however, the issues cannot be resolved by direct dialogue and negotiation, we are equally capable and prepared to pursue your interests in court.

We can assist you with your personal and financial goals with estate planning to ensure your wishes are followed upon your passing and in the event you are incapacitated.

In addition, if you have recently lost a loved one, we can assist you with administering the estate if you are the executor of the estate.  We can also advise you on your rights if you are a beneficiary or a dependent of an estate.

 

OUR TEAM

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CHRISTOPHER PARTON

Christopher Parton’s law firm is located in his hometown of Dundas.  In fact, his office is located precisely one block away from the home where he grew up.  Despite this seemingly short path, Chris has substantial personal and legal experience.  He previously worked as an infantry officer in the Canadian Armed Forces and he lived in Japan for five years before starting a career in law.  He practiced law in the United States and worked for both federal and state judges.  As an intern working in federal court he gained experience working on terrorist and organized crime matters.  He has practiced family law in New Hampshire and now established his law practice in Dundas, Ontario, focusing on family law and estate planning.

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Rosie Hatton
 

Rosie Hatton was called to the bar in 2021, having completed her articles in Guelph, Ontario.  Her training after law school focused on family law and criminal law, with an emphasis on access to justice and social justice.  A caring, but zealous advocate, clients always feel heard and respected by Rosie as she represents her clients in negotiations and in court.

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Rachel Hutter
 

Rachel Hutter was born and raised in small-town Carlisle.  She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Ottawa.  During her time in law school, she was the president of the Birmingham Law School’s Pro Bono Group.   She was also a case worker at a law clinic known to support parties struggling with the family court system.  While at law school, she was awarded the Law School’s Outstanding Contribution to Pro Bono Services Award.   As part of her return to her home community, she obtained her Masters of Law (LLM) at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto.  She articled at Parton Law under Christopher Parton practising, with the focus in her training on family law.  She now works at Parton Law as an associate.

 
 
 
 

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Thank you for visiting the Parton Law site. We intend to provide general information, which should not be construed as legal advice at all. If you are looking for advice on a specific matter, you are encouraged to contact us directly.  We strongly advise you to not disclose personal or confidential information until a lawyer-client relationship has been established, which will only occur in lieu of conflict of interest.

Tel: (905) 627-2119

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