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Real Estate Law & Mortgages

Real Estate is the largest investment most people will ever make. We offer professional services including residential sales and purchases of new or resale properties located anywhere in Ontario, as well as mortgages and refinancing, all with reasonable rates. With Ronald Barrs on your side, we can complete your real estate transaction with peace of mind.

Family Law & Domestic Contracts

The issues of Family Law and Domestic Contracts are very serious matters and need to be resolved by an experienced family law lawyer with a proven track record. We offer services in the areas of child custody, access, child support, spousal support, property division, divorce, marriage contracts, prenuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and separation agreements. Our rates are reasonable, and we work on your behalf to obtain a successful conclusion to your case.

Wills, Powers of Attorney & Estate Administration

Wills and Powers of Attorney are crucial documents that everyone needs. Ronald Barrs provides personalized legal advice and services in all aspects of Wills, Powers of Attorney and Estate Administration. We also have extensive experience in providing support to estate trustees and executors in managing and administering estates.

Ronald B. Barrs, B.A. LL.B

Advice you can trust.

Ron is a lifelong resident of the Hamilton area. He attended McMaster University followed by Osgoode Hall Law School. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1974, and has continued to practice law on the Hamilton Mountain since that time. Ron is a member of the Hamilton Law Association, the Ontario Bar Association, and the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Ron’s main areas of practice include family law and domestic contracts, real estate law, wills and estate planning, and estate administration. Recognizing the need of most clients to reach a prompt, economical and favourable solution to any given problem, Ron conducts negotiations which frequently lead to an effective resolution without the necessity of a Court action. For matters that cannot be resolved by negotiations, Ron is also a competent, skilled litigator with a proven track record.

Ron is an avid sports fan and enjoys reading history books. He is also a proud husband, father, and grandfather.

Proudly providing affordable legal services to the Hamilton area since 1974.

Ronald Barrs specializes in family law and divorce proceedings, real estate transactions including mortgages, estates, wills and powers of attorney. We also offer Notary Public services, and provide independent legal advice.

As a community and family-oriented law office, our experienced and courteous staff will listen to you, gain a clear understanding of your particular situation, and efficiently guide you through the legal process every step of the way.

With over 40 years of experience and a proven track record to draw from, we are committed to offering you personal, yet professional, legal services.

We accept Legal Aid and our initial consultation is free. We also offer plenty of free parking and an elevator to assist you.

For more information about our legal services or to arrange a free consultation, please contact our friendly staff at (905) 387-9212.


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Barrister & Solicitor
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Senior Law Clerk
Real Estate Law
Michele has been employed by Ronald Barrs since September of 1990. She is a graduate of the Mohawk College Law Clerk Program. Currently, Michele is employed as a senior real estate law clerk. She has extensive experience in all aspects of residential real estate transactions. Michele also has considerable experience in family law, wills and powers of attorney.
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Family Law
Legal Assistant
Kathryn has over 28 years of legal experience, and has worked for several law firms over the years. Kathryn is currently employed as a family law assistant. She has extensive experience in the areas of separation, divorce, agreements, custody and access. Kathryn also brings with her experience in the areas of real estate law, wills and powers of attorney.
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Wills & Estates
Legal Assistant
Dorothy has been employed as a legal assistant for over 60 years. She joined Ronald Barrs in 1999 and is currently employed as a wills and estates legal assistant. Dorothy has extensive experience in the areas of wills, powers of attorney and estate administration. Dorothy started working for Joe McLaren in 1954, and also brings with her vast experience in the areas of family law and real estate law.

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