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Come to Shawna N. Downey Professional Corporation for help and legal services. We offer legal representation in Family Law Issues, Divorces, Marriage Contracts, Wills or Estates, Notarial and Commissioning Services, Small Claims Actions, Debt Collection and many other Paralegal Services. Whether you need an accomplished Lawyer’s Representation or a Paralegal’s services, we offer options and solutions to many legal issues.

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Shawna N. Downey Professional Corporation has successfully represented clients in the Ontario Court of Justice and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, which includes the Family Court, Divisional Court and Small Claims Court of Ontario. Our firm has represented clients in many jurisdictions including Barrie, Brampton, Collingwood, Newmarket, Orangeville, Orillia, Parry Sound and Toronto. Shawna is a member of several professional associations including the Simcoe County Law Association and the Simcoe County Family Law Association. We offer helpful legal services relating to:

  • Family Law Issues
  • Separations
  • Divorces
  • Custody and Access Disputes
  • Marriage Contracts
  • Adoptions
  • Travel Consent Letters
  • Property Division
  • Representation at Family Court
  • Unbundled Services for Self-Represented Parties
  • Guardianship Applications
  • Drafting Wills
  • Estate Planning
  • Inheritance Advice
  • Notarial Services 
  • Commissioning Affidavits
  • Drafting of Contracts
  • Contract Enforcement
  • Small Claims Actions
  • Debt Collection
  • Paralegal Services
  • Landlord and Tenant Advice
  • Administrative Tribunals
  • Independent Legal Advice
  • And much more

Shawna N. Downey LL.B

Shawna N. Downey was raised in Alliston, Ontario. Shawna received her LL.B. in 2007 from Osgoode Hall Law School. She received her Bachelor of Arts with Honours at The University of Waterloo. Her major was in Psychology and she also minored in Legal Studies and Criminology. Shawna articled at the Law Firm of Gilmore and Gilmore in Alliston, where she was later hired as an Associate Lawyer and began practicing law in 2008. While at Gilmore and Gilmore, Shawna practiced both Family Law and Real Estate Law as well as some Estate and Civil Law. In 2014, Shawna started her own general practice Law Firm. Although Shawna is experienced and practices many areas of law, she specializes in Family Law and Courtroom Litigation. Shawna was drawn to Family Law for the opportunity to make a meaningful and positive impact on the lives of her clients and those in her community and to help people through the difficult challenges that come with separation and divorce. 

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Assistance with Small Claims up to $35,000

We provide Paralegal Services for civil matters in Small Claims Court of up to $35,000. Get in touch with us to learn more.

Family Law

We are experienced with adoptions, divorce, separations, guardianship and more. Call us today.

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Wills and Estates

Ensure all of your affairs are in order with our estate planning and inheritance services. Call us!

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Notarial Services

Is your child travelling abroad alone? We witness consent letters for children under 18. Visit us!

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Paralegal Services

Small claims under $35,000, debt collection, landlord and tenant advice and more. Call us!

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Shawna N. Downey Professional Corporation


54 Victoria Street West, Alliston, ON, L9R 1S6

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 718, Alliston, ON, L9R 1V9


Phone: 705-435-0177

Fax: 1-866-904-9006


Sunday Closed

Monday - Friday 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

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