At Brown Beattie O’Donovan, our family law group understands that facing family law matters can sometimes be overwhelming and emotionally draining for all parties involved. Our family law lawyers are trained to help you navigate the family law legal process and to help resolve your family law legal issues. We also recognize there is a human element to practicing family law. Our family law lawyers pride themselves on being approachable and compassionate; they take the time to sit down with clients and listen to their individual concerns.


Our group recognizes that family dynamics vary and that no two families are the same. That is why our family law lawyers use an approach tailored to each client to help them achieve the most reasonable, favourable outcome in every case. We strive to work with clients to help them make informed decisions and achieve stable resolutions, both inside and outside of the courtroom.


Whether you are experiencing a family law issue at the start of your relationship or at a time when your relationship ends, our family law lawyers can successfully assist you in advancing and protecting your interests. We deliver legal services in the following areas of family law:


  • Divorce
  • Separation agreements
  • Marriage contracts
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Parenting agreements
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Property division
  • Child and spousal support, and variations of support
  • Declarations of parentage
  • Changes to your will post-separation