Family Law


At Sampson McPhee, our team of experts know that dealing with a divorce or separation can be very stressful and difficult. We have a 35-year record of success as family lawyers. We work directly with our clients to fight for their rights in all aspects of family law. We’ll negotiate on your behalf and we will not back down until the settlement is fair.

At Sampson McPhee, our job as family lawyers is to service our clients by giving them confidential advice and support with a goal of a fair and comprehensive prompt settlement in mind.

With our 35+ years of experience as firm in Cape Breton, we’ll work with our clients to make the legal process as straight-forward and clear as possible, ensuring our client’s interests are protected at all times. We understand the importance of hiring a team of professionals with proven results.

When you hire a family lawyer at Sampson McPhee, you get the benefits of an experienced team, when it is needed. Members of our professional legal team have appeared in all levels of courts and know that you’re worth fighting for. We have an enviable record of success as family lawyers in fighting for our clients’ rights in all aspects of family law. We look forward to meeting and working with you as a team.

We can help you with all types of family law disputes:

  • Divorce
  • Custody and access
  • Spousal support
  • Child support
  • Division of family property
  • Advice regarding marriage and common-law spouses
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Marriage contracts
  • Separation agreements
  • Adoption, Reproductive Technologies, and Surrogacy Advice
  • Family law for LGBTQ community
  • Resolving family law disputes
  • Litigation and Appellate Work (Appeals)
  • Alternatives to Court


We're ready when you need us.