At Hagel Lawfirm, we understand that estate litigation can be complex and emotionally charged. This is why we take a compassionate and strategic approach to every case. We utilize our knowledge and experience to protect the rights and interests of our clients. With a deep understanding of the intricacies of estate law and a track record of success, our team is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients, no matter how challenging the situation may be.
We promote settlement of the estate dispute, by engaging in early negotiation of the disputes and mediation.
Borucik (Felis Catus)
emotional support coworker
Borucik, is not just any cat. His amazing personality has earned him the respect and admiration of both clients and colleagues. Borucik is a FIP Warrior. Despite facing a challenging battle with FIP (Feline Infectious Periostitis), Borucik's indomitable spirit and tenacity allowed him to overcome the illness and emerge stronger than ever. With his keep eyes and sharp instincts, Borucik keeps a watchful eye over the firm, ensuring that every client feels at ease when the time comes to speak about very personal and often unpleasant issues.
Dorothy Hagel - JD
barrister, solicitor & notary public
Dorothy Hagel is an Osgoode Hall Law School, York University graduate. After leaving the corporate world, Dorothy realized that there was a growing need for an estate planning practice in Mississauga. As a result, she opened her own law office in Port Credit, Mississauga in 2009, where she focuses her practice on estate and trusts law, including estate litigation. She also provides counsel on corporate matters for business owners and closes real estate transactions and business transactions. Dorothy assists her clients with complex and simple wills, trusts, guardianship applications and will probates. Dorothy shows commitment in involvement in the community by being a proud member of the Mississauga Board of Trade and Port Credit BIA.
In 2014, Dorothy received a 'Fellow of the Financial Planning Standards Council' award and for a number of years was a member of the FPSC examination panel for Level 2 CPF licensing examinations. Dorothy draws on her expertise as a former financial planner and also her business acumen when assisting her clients with their legal needs.
"I completed my undergraduate degree with Honours in Psychology and Journalism, and then went on to complete my LLB/JD at Panjab University in India. While pursuing my degree, I had won a national debate competition, where I discovered my true passion for litigation. Throughout my professional career, I had the opportunity to counsel and guide clients through difficult situations. I love working at Hagel Lawfirm because every day is a different challenge. I love being able to serve our clients and bring them justice in the best possible way.
A fun fact about me is, that I speak 4 languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdul. In my free time I enjoy travelling, cooking, and working towards starting a YouTube® channel. I am excited to bring the experience I have to Hagel Lawfirm."