Warner & Cork and Friend & Dobson Now Practicing In Association

Friend & Dobson and Warner & Cork are delighted to announce that they are now practicing in association, effective July 4, 2023. Together the two firms will engage in a true general practice, practicing in the areas of real estate, wills and estates, corporate and business law, family law and civil litigation.

Ron Cork will continue his practice from his offices at 22 Peel Street, and all client documents and records will remain stored there (including original wills and powers of attorney). We look forward to starting this next chapter.

Warner & Cork Questions

Is Mr. Cork still practicing law?

Yes! Mr. Cork is gradually wrapping up his practice after an accomplished 51 year career. Mr. Cork will stay on for the next couple of years, before commencing a well-deserved retirement.

Is Mr. Cork taking on new matters?

No, Mr. Cork is only finishing up existing files. Clients requiring new work will be offered the option to have Friend & Dobson assist, or to seek alternative counsel. Mr. Cork will assist in transitioning any clients who wish to stay with Friend & Dobson, to ensure the new lawyer with carriage of the file is up to speed.

Mr. Cork is currently working on a matter for me, will he be completing it?

Yes - Mr. Cork is completing files he started prior to June 30, and will remain your counsel through that process.

Do I have to keep my legal matter with Friend & Dobson?

No - you’re free to choose counsel you are most comfortable with. Friend & Dobson would be happy to assist if it suits your needs, and has 4 lawyers on staff covering the areas of civil litigation, family law, real estate, estate planning, estate administration and corporate/commercial.

My will was completed by Warner and Cork, where is it now and where will it be?

It will continue to be stored at 22 Peel Street.

My corporate minute book is with Warner & Cork, where is it now and where will it be?

It will continue to be stored at 22 Peel Street.

Has Ron’s contact information changed?

Not at all! Warner & Cork’s direct lines and fax line are still operational and accessible to that office.

I want to know more before making a decision - can we have a meeting?

Of course! Mr. Cork is happy to speak to existing clients to discuss any questions they may have about their existing matters, and any possible transition to Friend & Dobson. The team at Friend & Dobson would also be pleased to meet with you, prior to you deciding whether to keep your matter with us, as well. You can call the main line at Warner & Cork, or contact us here, and we’ll reach out.

Friend and Dobson Bobcaygeon

[office] Bobcaygeon

Accepting new clients.

  [address]  21 King Street West – Unit B, Bobcaygeon, ON K0M 1A0

  [phone]  (705) 731-2229

  [fax]  (905) 985-4977

  [email]  info@frienddobsonlaw.ca

Friend and Dobson Port Perry

[office] Port Perry

Accepting new clients.

  [address]  235 Queen Street, Port Perry, ON L9L 1B9

  [phone]  (905) 985-6908

  [fax]  (905) 985-4977

  [email]  info@frienddobsonlaw.ca

Friend and Dobson Port Perry

[office] Lindsay

Accepting new clients.

  [address]  32 Cambridge Street, Lindsay, K9V 3B8

  [phone]  (705) 324-6196

  [email]  info@frienddobsonlaw.ca

This is legal information only, not advice. The information provided here may not directly apply to your circumstances. For appropriate advice, please speak directly with a lawyer about your situation.
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