Friendly Divorce And Family Lawyers in Halifax & Dartmouth

Brookshire Law Office is a local law firm with family lawyers that serve Halifax, Dartmouth and North Hants. Our divorce lawyers have been serving HRM and the surrounding community since 1996.

We will work to finalize your divorce in the most cost effective and amicable way.

Brookshire Law Office provides a wide range of legal practitioners including family law, estate law, real estate law, and probate law.

Our law firm is conveniently located in Halifax overlooking the Bedford Basin. Our address is at 647 Bedford Hwy Ste. 101 Halifax, NS B3M 0A5. We also have a North Hants Office located in the “Old Hotel” in Kennetcook.

Contact us today for a free consultation on your situation.

Meet Shawn Scott, your lawyer.
Meet Shawn Scott, your lawyer.

Shawn Scott is the founder and senior legal counsel for Brookshire Law Office. Book your free consultation with Shawn today.

Family Law Lawyers In Halifax, Here For You

Going through a divorce is one of life’s most stressful events. Your family law lawyer is here to help make your life transition easier. 

Brookshire Law Office asks our customers to review their experience with Google reviews. So that you can see the positive impact our family lawyers have had with other customers. This insight into our law firm demonstrates why our Halifax lawyers are trusted by Nova Scotians.

We hope you find these reviews informative, and look forward to working with you.

  • review rating 5  Professional service, punctual, accommodated my schedule, and reasonably priced. Shawn and Jeffrey made it a positive experience. Would recommend.

    thumb Margaret M

    review rating 5  We have always dealt with Shaun Scott and to this day will deal with no one else. This law firm has always gone above and beyond with any matter we have brought to them, they are always friendly, open and welcoming even when I don't have an appointment.

    thumb Sherri Pate

    review rating 5  Shawn's office helped keep a sometimes challenging real estate deal moving forward. The advice and steady follow through were key in getting us over the finish line. I would highly recommend Shawn and his staff, and hope to use him again.

    thumb Keith Miller

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Start Your Divorce With Our Family Lawyers

We believe it’s important for you to know more about the law firm and lawyers that will be assisting you through your divorce. That is why we offer free consultations at Brookshire Law Office. You can talk with us to see if our divorce lawyers are a good fit for your legal needs.

Call us today to get your free consultation (902) 835-2726

Meet Shawn Scott, your lawyer.
Meet Shawn Scott, your lawyer.

Shawn Scott is the founder and senior legal counsel for Brookshire Law Office. Book your free consultation with Shawn today.

If we can’t help you, we’ll direct you to family law resources that can.

Our Family Lawyers

With Brookshire Law Office you join our family lawyers as part of a team, looking out for your best needs. Read our individual lawyer bios to learn more about the people in your corner.

Divorcing Legal Services

We offer legal services for your family law needs:

  • Quick and easy intake form
  • Free consultation
  • Divorce litigation
  • Family lawyers

Contact Our Family Law Firm

Contact our law firm by calling legal counsel at  (902) 835-2726 or email

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How To Choose a Family Lawyer in Halifax

How do I get a divorce in Nova Scotia?

To get a divorce in Nova Scotia you’ll need a family lawyer. First you try to get a written separation agreement confirming your agreement on property, debt division, child custody, parenting times, child support and spousal support. Your family lawyer will work with you to complete this process. If you can not come to an agreement you will need to go to family court. Your family lawyer will then advocate on your behalf.

What do you call a family lawyer?

In Canada, a family lawyer is usually called a family lawyer. However you might hear them be called a divorce lawyer or family practice lawyer. Sometimes a family lawyer might be called a divorce attorney, but this is more common in the states.

What does a family lawyer do?

A family lawyer handles a wide variety of family law issues which includes the division of assets and debts, child care and support.  The friendly family lawyers at Brookshire Law Office do all of this and help guide you through your life transition.

How much does a family lawyer cost?

Every situation is different, which is why the cost of a family lawyer has a wide range. The lawyers at Brookshire Law Office have 25 years of experience in the field – they waste no time solving your problems – time is money.