Khattar & Khattar Barristers & Solicitors

A Full Service Law Firm Covering All Areas of Law

Toll Free: 1-888-542-8827

Fax: 902-562-7147

Elaine N. Gibney, LLB

If you are facing the breakdown of a marriage or common-law relationship, many legal issues may need to be addressed such as parental roles, financial support, and the division of assets and debts. 


Elaine Gibney handles all aspects of family law including:

  • Custody and access

  • Child support

  • Spousal support

  • Negotiating and drafting marriage contracts and cohabitation agreements

  • Property issues

  • Uncontested divorces

  • Representing clients at all levels of court and negotiating and drafting separation agreements and parenting plans

At Khattar & Khattar, Elaine Gibney has practiced exclusively in the area of family law since 1995, providing her with 22 years of experience in helping clients resolve their family law issues. She has built her reputation based upon professionalism, integrity and well-developed negotiation skills. She possesses a wealth of experience gained through years of helping family law clients resolve their disputes both in and outside the courtroom. Ms. Gibney has excellent advocacy skills and provides the highest quality of effective representation available to help you obtain the best outcome in your family law matter. She has the ability to respond to client needs in a fast, effective manner while providing quality representation and obtaining results.

Elaine Gibney is a caring, yet tough negotiator and skilled advocate who is willing and prepared to act on your behalf. She is committed to helping you understand the challenges and options that you face when separating or proceeding with a divorce or custody matter. Ms. Gibney will help you make the best decisions on how to move forward, with negotiating a settlement in your best interest, or proceeding to court to court to obtain the outcome you need.

Elaine Gibney looks forward to helping you with the challenges that you may be facing in dealing with any family law issues. It is her goal to provide you with the peace of mind from knowing that a competent lawyer is on your side and working on your behalf. She understands the struggle of dealing with the emotional and financial impact of separation. Ms. Gibney will use her highly effective negotiation skills to attempt to achieve a conflict resolution and resolve your case without going to court whenever possible.

You may be concerned about the cost of legal representation. It is very difficult, if not impossible, to provide an accurate estimate of the total legal fees that will be incurred in providing representation to you, however, Ms. Gibney will provide you with an honest estimate about the expected costs of your case and will keep you informed on an ongoing basis about your legal fees. Our firm bills on the basis of time involved and a detailed statement itemizing the time spent working on your file is provided on a regular basis.

Ms. Gibney is here to help you deal with the emotional turmoil of your separation while providing you with the guidance and assistance you need to resolve your matter with as little stress as possible.

In order to get started, you can simply contact our office to schedule an initial consultation with Elaine Gibney. Her contact information is as follows:

Elaine N. Gibney
Khattar & Khattar
378 Charlotte Street
Sydney, Nova Scotia, B1P 1E2
Phone: (902) 539-9696
Fax: (902) 562-7147
Email: elaine@khattar.ca

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