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Law firm in Laval and Montreal - Alepin Gauthier

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Areas of Practice

Business Law

Family Law

Franchise Law

Alternative Dispute Resolutions

Civil and Commercial Litigation

Tax Litigation

Tax Planning

Intellectual Property

Labour and Employment Law

Real Estate Law and Construction Law

Notarial Services

Estate Law

Immigration Law

Business succession, mergers and acquisitions

Youth protection

Business Law

Family Law

Franchise Law

Alternative Dispute Resolutions

Civil and Commercial Litigation

Tax Litigation

Tax Planning

Intellectual Property

Labour and Employment Law

Real Estate Law and Construction Law

Notarial Services

Estate Law

Immigration Law

Business succession, mergers and acquisitions

Youth protection

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Business Law

The business world is full of subtleties and complex concepts. One way to avoid getting lost in it all is to consult our team of business law professionals who will guide and support you throughout the life cycle of your business.

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Franchise Law

In this particular area of law, the Alepin Gauthier team offers professional services at every step of the franchising process, from the incorporation process to the protection and use of intellectual property.

Whether you plan on acquiring a franchise or becoming a franchisor, you can count on our lawyers to answer your questions and support you through the negotiation process or with the expansion of your franchise.

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Tax Planning

Efficient tax planning can make a big difference in the management of your estate. In fact, such planning can allow you to optimize the tax advantages provided by existing legislation.

Our team of tax professionals has made it their mission to support you by implementing a tailored tax planning strategy to help grow your estate while minimizing your tax burden.

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Intellectual Property

Often overlooked by businesses and corporations, intellectual property rights are very important in assessing the profitability and value of a company. Namely one can think of trademarks whose recognisability can becomes intrinsic to the goodwill and reputation of a business.

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Labour and Employment Law

Because healthy work relations are a key element of any successful business, Alepin Gauthier will handle your case with diligence, professionalism and integrity.

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Real Estate Law and Construction Law

For litigation in Real Estate Law and Construction Law, the Alepin Gauthier team is able to help you at each step in your file. Our aim is to provide personalized legal advice, whether to individuals or to businesses.

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Notarial Services

Lawyers and notaries | Notarial law: will, estate, home purchase

The Alepin Gauthier team is able to help you with regards to notarial services. Our team is both highly experienced and highly qualified to meet all your legal needs pertaining to notarial law. 

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Estate Law

Have you been named to be the liquidator of an estate in the last will and testament of a family member or a close friend? Do you have questions regarding inheritance or wills? Are you unfamiliar with the concepts of successions and estates? The lawyers of Alepin Gauthier, situated in Laval, can assist you with all matters of Estate Law.

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Immigration Law

Immigration Lawyer

Whether it is a question of relocating personnel, of establishing a corporation in Canada, for obtaining a work permit, family reunification or simply a question of mobility, immigration laws and regulations require the intervention of an expert. Immigration lawyers at Alepin Gauthier must consider the laws and regulations throughout Canada to provide an informed and thorough opinion. Therefore, we will study all the options which best reflect your situation and needs.


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Business succession, mergers and acquisitions

It often happens that a business owner decides to sell his company to a family member, an employee, a foreign buyer, a local competitor, a group of employees (e.g., via the cooperative model) or a combination of these options.

Our mergers and acquisitions team assists both business sellers and buyers through all stages: from the planning to the transaction. Throughout the process, we review the options available to our clients in order to guide them to the most optimal choice

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Youth protection

As parents, you are responsible of your child’s well being. Let us worry about the rest. Our team will be responsible to ensure that your rights are being respected. We firmly believe that children are the cornerstone of a healthy society. Therefore, it is crucial that you have an experienced team that will tailor our services to your needs and your child’s needs.

An exceptional team with an assured continuance

A local family business

Alepin Gauthier Avocats was founded in 1978 by Me François Alepin. Me Alepin is and has always been at the service of local entrepreneurs. A few years later, Me Brigitte Gauthier joined the firm and quickly became a partner, thus founding the family law department. The firm now has close to 80 team members, including senior lawyers who have been practicing here for more than 30 years. The family character of the firm is one of its prides and allows for a human approach, both with the members of its team and with the businesses and families it serves. As such, Me Chanel Alepin and Me Maxime Alepin have officially joined the firm as partners in 2021. 


Alepin Gauthier

Our multidisciplinary team consists of over forty-five lawyers and notaries specializing in various areas of commercial, civil, matrimonial and notarial law. Our fields of practice include family law, civil and commercial litigation, business law, tax litigation, intellectual property, franchising law, labour and employment law, estate law, immigration law as well as alternate dispute resolutions. Our law firm is founded on integrity, professionalism and humane principles and applies them to all of its cases. If you're looking for detailed legal advice from a lawyer in Laval, Montreal, or elsewhere in Québec, place your trust the Alepin Gauthier team!


A dedicated multidisciplinary team

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Generation family business

Dedicated team members including more than 45 lawyers and notaries

Areas of practice to help you

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Of our lawyers have been Bâtonnier of Laval

2nd

Generation family business

80

Dedicated team members including more than 45 lawyers and notaries

15

Areas of practice to help you

Unlimited legal advice for businesses

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Answers to some common questions

Frequently Asked Questions

In which languages can I be served?

English and French. 
In some fields, we can serve you in Greek, Arabic and Italian.

Do you accept legal aid?

No, we do not. For cases using legal aid, we will gladly refer you to lawyers in our network.

I’d like to book an appointment. How does it work?

First, call us at 450-681-3080.
During your call with our receptionist, please provide a brief explanation of the reason for your call (e.g. I want to incorporate my business, I need a will, I want to buy a house, etc.).
Based on your needs, she will transfer your call to one of our lawyers or notaries. At no charge, the lawyer or notary will take the time to assess your situation and ask you questions to see how we can help.
At the end of the call, we will schedule a meeting quickly, either the same day or in the next few days.

Do you have any questions about our rates or how to make an appointment?

Discover how Alepin Gauthier's personalized solution can meet your needs.

What are your rates?

The first meeting for one hour of consultation with a lawyer or notary from our firm is at $100 + taxes. Afterwards, there may be package rates that apply, or the hourly rate of the lawyer, which can vary between $150 and $750 depending on his or her years of experience and status, such as a partner, senior counsel, or retired judge. Our team also includes articling students from the Quebec Bar School as well as paralegals to reduce the costs of certain interventions. We will adapt our pricing method to your needs and preferences.


How long does it take to book an appointment?

We apply a policy of responding to your request within a 24 hour period. Once we contact you, depending on your needs, an appointment may be set up the same day, or the the following day.