Holmes & Kocheff LLP provides legal representation on all manner of real estate transactions, including:
purchases and sales of residential properties, including new builds,
purchases and sales of farm, commercial, industrial and multi-unit residential properties,
mortgages and re-financing, and,
residential and commercial/industrial leasing.
We offer competitive rates, feel free to call for a free quotation.
Wills and Estate Administration
The handling of Wills and Estates requires the personal touch to develop estate plans that meet each client's needs, wishes and circumstances. We assist with personal planning, business succession and tax minimization, working closely with estate trustees in estate administration, and other related matters, including:
Wills (including Dual Wills),
Power of Attorney for Property,
Power of Attorney for Personal Care,
Protective Life Trusts for individuals with special needs (Henson Trusts),
joint property issues,
minimization of estate administration tax (probate fees) ,
preparation of estate accounts,
formal passing of accounts, and
acting as estate trustees.
Holmes & Kocheff LLP's client base is as diverse as the communities they serve, ranging from small family-owned business, to large regional businesses and multi-generational agricultural operations.
We provide a full range of business law services and are able to assist at each stage in your business' life. A few examples include:
corporate governance issues, including maintenance of corporate minutes books,
establishment of partnerships,
shareholders and partnership agreements,
corporate management issues, including relations with employees, directors and officers and independent contractors, and
the sale of a business or the acquisition of a new line of business.
We work closely with our clients to ensure their business goals are reflected in their estate planning documents.
John Holmes and Michael Kocheff are experienced litigators, having appeared before all levels of the Ontario Court, including the Court of Appeal for Ontario, and various administrative tribunals.
We advise and represent clients in a wide variety of contractual and property-related matters, including debtor-creditor and employer-employee disputes.
Having formerly acted as a prosecutor for a large Ontario municipality, Michael looks forward to assisting the firm's clientele in disputes involving by-law interpretation and enforcement.