Family Law

We are the leading family lawyers in Nigeria, your best legal partner for issues of Paternity, Paternity Fraud, Child Support, Child Custody, Father’s custody right, Adoption, Domestic Violence, Divorce etc.

Our lawyers have expertise in all aspects of Family Law, which includes matrimonial causes; trust administration; administration of estate etc. Being the leading divorce lawyers in Lagos, we understand the fact that family issues can be emotional because they are issues touching on personal concerns, particularly in situations where children are involved, therefore we ensure the atmosphere is right to attend to our clients’ concerns. Whether you’re married or in a de facto relationship, separating amicably or not, it is important to seek legal advice on the range of issues bugging your mind, and our team of family lawyers are the best legal partner for you.

Our approachable and highly experienced team of family lawyers in Lagos provide practical legal expertise to help clients resolve family-related issues. We will guide you through the process by helping you understand relevant family law, negotiate an agreement, and navigate the costs and process of court if litigation is unavoidable.


  • Breach of promise to marry
  • Pre-nuptial agreement – advising and drafting of pre-nuptial agreements
  • Men’s right / Women’s right
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Paternity / Paternity Fraud
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Father’s custody right
  • Third Party Actions
  • Adoption
  • Domestic Violence
  • Restraining Orders and Order of Protection
  • Separation Agreement
  • Judicial Separation
  • Annulment of marriage
  • Dissolution of marriage – Contested/Uncontested Divorce, Divorce Mediation, Divorce Appeal
  • Marital Property Division / settlement of matrimonial assets or property
  • Divorce Settlement / Marital Agreements
  • Alimony/Maintenance
  • Gifts / Drafting and reviewing of deed of gift.
  • Successions and intestacy
  • Will drafting and lodgment
  • Trust Administration
  • Administration of Estate – Estate Planning, grant of Probate and Letter of Administration
  • Litigation in Estates

We represent clients in guardianship and conservatorship proceedings, including those that result in litigation, whether as the petitioners seeking to be appointed guardian or as an interested party seeking to prevent the petitioner from being appointed. Our main goal in our guardianship advocacy is to help our clients ensure the ward’s best interests are being served.

Law Nation have the best divorce lawyers in Lagos and experience has thought us that dividing up assets after separation or divorce can be messy and frustrating so we work to ensure our clients don’t waste time, money or resources on legal proceedings, we help them negotiate and resolve arrangements for property settlement, parenting, child custody and other child-related issues without going to court. We encourage separated parents to reach agreement and document parenting arrangements for their children, all the while guarding them on how the relevant Nigerian family laws will apply to their peculiar circumstances. In appropriate cases, we support our clients while participating in compulsory conference for family dispute resolution.


We understand the issue is personal and can be emotional, we are prepared to handle your concerns with all the care and attention you deserve. We are the best legal partner for you. Send a message now to talk to an experienced family lawyer.