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Areas of Practice

We are an intimately sized Ottawa-based full service law firm with over 30 years of experience. We focus on Wills, Estates, Personal Injury, Contract Disputes, Real Estate, Family Law, Employment Law and Human Rights Law. Our lawyers have a combined experience of over 60 years of service.

Wills and Powers of Attorney

We have developed and trademarked a suite of Tax Saving Wills™ for individuals, business owners and physicians to save our clients thousands of dollars in probate tax at the time of death. It saves you taxes. You earned your assets. Protect them for yourself and your loved ones.

Family Law, Divorce and Mediation

Family Law practice and mediation is an area of the law that is often straightforward and uncomplicated. A straightforward and uncontested family matter should be finalized efficiently and without unreasonable expense. This is what we do for our clients. Mediation may be beneficial for you.

Personal Injury

If you have suffered an injury, you need the advice of a lawyer and, depending on your circumstances, you may want to retain one. It is very important that you know your deadlines and keep records. We would be pleased to meet with you for a consultation.

Real Estate

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need someone to prepare detailed legal documents for your real estate and mortgage transactions. We have successfully completed thousands of daily real estate transactions for homebuyers and sellers in the Ottawa area over the last 30 years.


If you are assisting with the estate of a loved one, we can help. Click here for Legal Assistance for Executors. If you need assistance choosing an executor, please click here. If you are a beneficiary of an estate, or are wondering whether you are the beneficiary of an estate, please click here.


If you are in a dispute as an individual or as a business owner, we can help. The law in this area is not always straightforward and it is crucial that you keep records and know your deadlines. We would be pleased to meet with you for a consultation.

Professional Corporations and Business Law

Professional Corporations and Business Law

If you are a small business owner or need your own professional corporation, we can help.

Your time is valuable and we know that when you call on us you need excellent services based on expert legal advice.

Protecting your interests is our first priority. We bring all of our experience to your file and focus on carrying out your instructions to give you what you need.

We take pride in being an intimately sized firm. This allows us to be client-focused.


Having served our community for over 30 years, we understand that the set of circumstances that led you here may not have been easy. Your legal situation may be complicated, and that’s okay. We can help. We’ll keep it simple.

By working closely together, we will give you and your family excellent independent legal advice to help you achieve the outcome that is best for you. We don’t want affordability to be an issue. Call us for a consultation and find out about our contingency fee agreement allowing you to make use of our services without incurring the expenses up front.


We look forward to working with you.



Six Reasons to Choose McGuinty Law Offices

We are careful

We offer great service in our dedicated areas of practice. That means we won’t take on a file unless we are certain we can do a great job. If we feel your legal needs are outside of our range of expertise, we will find you a specialist.

We return your phone calls punctually

We have the answers to your questions, and we are committed to getting them to you on time. We know your time is valuable and won’t keep you waiting.

We have the experience

Between us, we have over 63 years of experience. That’s thousands of individuals, families and businesses in Ottawa who have trusted us to give them dependable and professional legal advice over the years.

We offer professional service

We believe in the old-fashioned values of professionalism and dedication to our clients. We work hard to keep you happy and satisfied with your outcome.

We believe in continuing professional development

We are constantly improving our knowledge and practice through dozens of hours of coursework each year. This means up-to-date legal knowledge to serve you better.

We provide after closing service

Have a question about the will or real estate deal you just signed with us? Don’t hesitate to give us a call or email us. We won’t bite.

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McGuinty Law Offices


To our valued clients:

With the recent escalation of COVID-19, we want to assure you that our office remains open for business and our team at McGuinty Law Offices is fully prepared. We are monitoring the situation closely as it unfolds and taking all necessary measures to ensure that our employees and clients remain safe. We want to assure you that we are prepared to support and serve you at full capacity whether we are working from our office or remotely. Currently the Land Registry Office and financial institutions remain open, therefore we don’t anticipate any problems with the completion of your upcoming real estate transactions. The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has suspended its operations. Except for matters of an urgent nature, all civil, criminal and family law matters are adjourned until further notice from the Provincial Government.

In addition to closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 situation and following the guidance and recommendations of Federal and Provincial public health officials, we are taking several additional precautions to help us all stay healthy and safe and ensure we continue to support our clients and the business.

This includes:

  • Restricting in person meetings with our clients;
  • Speaking to clients by telephone instead of in person;
  • Delivery to clients of legal documents for their signature by email, fax, or courier;
  • Conducting meetings with our clients to review and sign documents by Skype or Facetime;
  • Receipt of documents from our clients by email, fax, or courier.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office and speak to one of our lawyers or staff members. Thank you for your co-operation and patience.

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