Welcome to SMM Law

Proudly serving Northumberland residents with caring, competency and compassion for over 30 years.


As of July 1st 2022, MacDonald, Charette & Associates merged with SMM Law Professional Corporation. William (Bill) MacDonald joined the team at SMM Law and continues to practice as counsel within the merged practice.

Managing your legal affairs is a life-long journey.

Throughout your life you’ll find yourself reaching exciting milestones that necessitate legal guidance, such as buying a housestarting a business, or planning an estate. Sometimes, however, you run into unplanned events and suddenly find yourself in need of professional legal counsel.

SMM Law Professional Corporation’s team of lawyers has expertise and experience across several areas of law. Whether you’re seeking professional counsel for a sudden, life-changing event, or simply putting your affairs in order as a matter of course, SMM Law are your lawyers for life.

The reality is that life is full of changes, expected and unexpected.

Our Services

From buying to selling and everything in between, our expert team will guide you through every step required for a successful transaction.

Legacy planning is essential to protecting your loved ones and ensuring your wishes are respected. Plan early and revise often.

Choosing representation in litigation is one of the most important decisions you can make. Feel confident in your choice to work with SMM Law.

Regardless of what side of the equation you’re on, it’s essential to protect yourself and your property in any renting situation.

Whether you’re a local business or seeking local representation, getting started or well-established, SMM Law can handle all of your business-related legal affairs.

Issues of family law require empathy, expertise, and experience.  At SMM Law, we have all three. Our team will navigate you towards a solution with care and respect.

SMM Law offers select services in Environmental Law, include assisting with appearances before the Environmental Review Tribunal.

Our office is home to several Notaries Public and Commissioners for Oaths, able to efficiently meet your notarization and authentication needs.