Maggie Melnychuk*

*providing legal services through a law corporation: Maggie Melnychuk Professional Law Corporation

With 19 years experience practicing law exclusively in the BC Kootenays, Maggie has broad and extensive experience in drafting and executing residential and commercial land transactions.  Maggie also maintains  a busy Wills and estates practice, assisting clients with Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Representation Agreements, Probate and Estate Administration, and Committee applications.  Maggie also assists businesses with company and society incorporation, and asset and share purchase agreements.  Maggie enjoys birdwatching and live theatre when not at the office.

Michael J. Prestwich

Michael has a broad range of experience including representing clients in Provincial and Supreme Court, negotiating settlements, and providing practical legal advice in several areas of law.  Michael focuses on family law matters, however he also has experience in employment law, estate matters and civil litigation.  Michael's expertise includes child and spousal support matters, child guardianship and access,  parent and child relocation matters as well as family asset division.  Michael can guide you during tough negotiations to reach an agreement, and effectively represent you in court.   Michael is an avid motorcyclist and an active member of the Cranbrook Community Theatre Society.​

We help people and small businesses find practical solutions to legal issues, in a friendly and efficient way.

Our Lawyers

Mission Statement

Hours: Mon - Fri  8:30 am - 4:30 pm




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Our Staff

Brenda Gillespie  is our  real-estate legal assistant , working with Maggie, and is ready to provide helpful information to all our real-estate clients.  

Chenelle Kirk is our multi-talented receptionist and legal assistant to both Michael and Maggie. Call Chenelle to schedule an appointment.

Kelly Buttignol  is our very helpful bookkeeper and  part-time legal assistant.