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Please note that masks are required to be worn when entering our office. We require clients to show proof of vaccinations when entering the premises. Out of caution, we encourage client appointments by Zoom or telephone unless an in person meeting is absolutely necessary. Our office policy is that staff and clients must be double vaccinated to attend our premises. Please do not attend the office if you are feeling unwell or have recently been exposed to COVID-19. We are open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed for lunch between 12-12:30 p.m.

Welcome to Strain & Co., Nanaimo Family Lawyers

Life is constantly changing. Significant events may cause you to be excited, overwhelmed, or confused. There may be times where legal support can be very helpful in managing challenges or making difficult decisions. At Strain & Company, we can help. As lawyers in Nanaimo with a focus on family law, we are happy to provide assistance on matters such as divorce, adoption and child custody.

Call us to see how we can help you.

Call Today: 250-753-0860

Family Law

The end of a relationship can be an emotional and stressful experience. Navigating the legal procedures on top of that can be especially challenging. At Strain & Company, we strive to help our clients understand the law, their rights and their obligations. We welcome couples of all backgrounds, including married, common law and same-sex couples.

Mediation and Notary Services

A professional mediator with knowledge of the law can help families in a dispute reach a compromise. As a qualified family law mediator who is also a parent and social justice advocate, Elisabeth A. Leith Strain can help keep your dispute from escalating to court.

Adoption, Child Custody and Surrogacy

Families come in all shapes, sizes and backgrounds. At Strain & Company, we appreciate the diversity of the human experience when it comes to parenting. Let us help you understand the legal rights and responsibilities of matters such as adoption, child custody and surrogacy.

Protecting Your Best Interests

Our mission is to use our knowledge and experience to protect you and your family’s best interests. We also firmly believe in respect and compassion towards our clients and their loved ones. Our lawyers have had a wide range of relevant experience in areas such as mental health, Youth Court, human rights and criminal law.

About Us

Strain & Company has been practising law since 1989. We appreciate the diversity of families and welcome clients from all backgrounds, including married, common law and LGBTQ+ families. Our team of lawyers strive to provide clients with compassionate services that are sensitive to their unique circumstances.

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Debby Baker

Designated Paralegal

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Main: 250-753-0860

Fax: 250-753-0861

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101-360 Selby St.

Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2R5

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