Brimage Lawyer Richard Van Severen

Richard Van Severen B.A. LL.B.

Brimage lawyer Richard Van Severen practices Wills & Estates and Real Estate Law.

Areas of Expertise

  • Farm Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Industrial Real Estate
  • Mortgages
  • Wills & Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Estate Mediation
  • Farm, Residential and Commercial Leasing


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To contact or book a meeting with Richard:

  • Call: 519 426 5840 (Simcoe office)
  • Email Richard

Activities and Achievements

  • Golfing
  • Hunting
  • Fishing


  • University of Western Ontario (Bachelor of Arts)
  • University of Western Ontario Law School
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario in 1968

A few words from Richard

Hello! Bonjour! Helaba! Welcome, Bienvenue, Welkom to my profile page!

As you might have already guessed I speak fluent English, French and Flemish (Dutch). I was born in St. Thomas and raised in Langton, Ontario and proudly reflect the cultural diversity of Norfolk County! I enjoy golf, fishing, hunting and traveling. I am very proud to be considered a caring person and I truly love practicing law and serving my community.

I take great pride in my work and therefore, I am dedicated to achieving the best results for you!”

Feel free to visit me at our Simcoe and Langton locations… I very much look forward to meeting with you to discuss your legal needs for: Wills & Estates, Powers of Attorney, Real Estate & Mortgages (particularly farm properties).

Did you know?

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  • Update your Will with every major change to your life, family or finances » Learn more
  • It’s very important to have all your documents completed properly and to have your case accurately and thoroughly stated » Learn more
  • Before entering a business partnership it’s important that a partnership agreement is drafted by an experienced business lawyer » Learn more
  • Sole proprietorship, partnership and incorporation all have their advantages and disadvantages » Learn more
  • If you are arrested or detained you have the right to be told why you have been arrested or detained » Learn more
  • Civil claims have set limitation periods so it is important to file as soon as possible » Learn more
  • If a “limitation period” passes with no actions taken you could miss out on the compensation you deserve » Learn more
  • Keep your lawyer’s contact information on hand at all times just in case of a legal misunderstanding » Learn more
  • Many lawsuits are settled before a trial begins » Learn more

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