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Family Law Halifax

Our Family Law Team understands the emotional turmoil and financial reality many people face in matters of family law. We can assist and guide you through the issues and the process of your unique family law situation.

Family law matters most often arise upon the breakdown of a family or when spouses decide to separate. However, family matters can also happen at other significant life events, such as moving in with a romantic/conjugal partner, getting married, or adding a new child to your family.

What we do

We provide advice on a broad range of family law issues including:

  • Children, parenting & custody
  • Finances, income and child/spousal support
  • Property, assets & debts division
  • Marriage/divorce
  • Common-law spouse/ partner, same sex couples, cohabitation
  • Cross-border court proceedings, jurisdiction issues
  • Enforcement of court orders or agreements
  • Changes to or variation of court orders or agreements
  • Grandparent access
  • Adoption, fertility & assisted-reproduction
  • Collaborative family law, mediation, arbitration
  • Agreements & contracts for married, non-married, common-law and separated couples
  • Child protection
  • and more.


Family team:

  • Gordon R. Kelly, Partner
  • Michelle Axworthy (formerly Michelle Rogers), Associate
  • Kaitlin Gauvin, Associate


Halifax Family Law


Arbitration Law Firm Halifax

Blois, Nickerson & Bryson LLP is pleased to have as part of its Arbitration Team one of the most respected arbitrators in Atlantic Canada in Bruce Outhouse.  Our Arbitration Team is pleased to assist your requirements in pursuing alternative dispute resolutions.  We act in areas of labour arbitration, commercial arbitration and all areas of civil arbitration.


Arbitration team:

  • Bruce Outhouse, Q.C., Partner
  • Colin Bryson, Q.C., Partner