Michelle Rozanski knew as an undergraduate student at McGill University that she wanted to pursue a legal career. In her third year, she began working summers with Cheryl Stelzer at Stelzer Law Office in Guelph to get experience and to confirm that this was the right direction for her. Michelle says, “When I got the opportunity to work with Cheryl over a few summers it really solidified for me that this is the profession and the areas of law that I wanted to pursue.”

Separating couples face many challenges, and as a practicing Family Lawyer in Guelph for over twenty-five years, I do my best to gently guide people through what can be an emotional journey on the road to separation and/or divorce.

I understand a spouse's fragility, confusion, and need for knowledge. Therefore, during an initial consultation, my goal is to help the client find answers to their questions, understand the issues they will encounter, and set them on a path towards successful resolution of the issues.


If you’re buying your first home in Ontario, whether it is a new home build or a resale property, you may be eligible for a land transfer tax refund of all or part of that tax, up to the maximum of $4,000.

The Law Society of Upper Canada (“LSUC”) recently implemented new rules for advertising legal real estate prices. To summarize the new rules, a lawyer may advertise a price for real estate legal services if:

Welcome to my blog ‘Cheryl’s Corner’! I thought for my first post I would tell you a little about our office, team, and culture.

The office is located at 363 Woolwich Street, Guelph. It is situated in a beautiful, historical building that dates back to the late 1800’s.

When you walk into our office you can expect to be greeted with enthusiasm by Molly. Molly is our resident Labradoodle and office mascot!

It is important to know that in addition to the welcoming environment, you can also expect a dedicated and hardworking legal team to assist you.

Cheryl Stelzer Law - Serving Guelph for over 20 years!