• General Law Practice Including: Family Law, Real Estate, Wills, Estates and Notarization

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The law practice of Payette & Neal has been serving the Alta Vista and South Ottawa area for twenty-five years in various forms. Through it all, our commitment to providing accessible and affordable legal services in our community has never changed. Presently, our office is home to the law practices of Cheryl Payette and Steven Neal both with a focus on real estate, wills, and family law.

  • 305-1719 Bank Street Ottawa, ON Canada
  • 613-737-4140

  • Over 25 Years of Experience

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Cheryl Payette

B.A. (Hons), LLB
Notary Public

Cheryl was born in Ottawa and obtained her B.A. (Hons) from Carleton University in 1988. She graduated from Queen's University, Faculty of Law in 1992 and articled at a large law firm in Ottawa before being called to the bar in 1994.

Cheryl worked at Conlin & Payette, in association with Paul J. Conlin, from 1994 until 2016. In February 2017, Steven Neal joined Cheryl and they work in association as Payette & Neal.

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Steven A. Neal

B.A. (Hons), J.D
Notary Public

Steven obtained his B.A. (Hons) in Philosophy from the University of Ottawa in 2008, later earning his Juris Doctor at the University of Saskatchewan, College of Law in 2012. After briefly contemplating a career in academia, he articled and practiced at the firm of Bell, Kreklewich & Chambers in Melville, Saskatchewan. He was called to the bar in May of 2015 in Saskatchewan, where he remains on the rolls as an inactive member. Upon returning to Ontario in 2016, he was admitted as a practicing member of the Law Society of Ontario in September of that year. He began practicing at what is now Payette & Neal in February of 2017.

  • Committed to Helping Our Clients Succeed
  • Our Practice Areas

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    Family Law

    Includes separations and divorce, child support, child custody and access, property settlements and spousal support

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    Real Estate Law

    Purchases, sales and mortgages

  • Contract

    Wills & Estates

    Preparing wills, powers-of-attorney and estate administration

  • Notarization

    Declarations, certified copies and affidavits

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  • Professional and experienced family law attorneys
  • Why Choose Our Firm

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    Excellent Track Record

    We put people first: our practice is focused on meeting the needs of real people in a complex legal environment.

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    Reasonable Pricing

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    Unparalleled Customer Service

    We strive for the utmost in customer satisfaction in accordance with the high ethical standards of the profession.