Welcome to Hughes & Bale Family Law Associates LLP

Hughes & Bale LLP is a boutique firm located at 25 Main Street West, Suite 1005 in Hamilton, Ontario. The firm is home to well-respected lawyers who practice exclusively in the area of Family Law. The firm regularly represents clients in the jurisdictions of Hamilton, Halton, Toronto, Haldimand, Norfolk, and Niagara.


Assistance in obtaining a Court Order that will legally end a marriage.

Domestic Contracts

Drafting of agreements to protect the finances of those who are cohabitating or intend to marry.


Preparation and execution of Adoption Consents for both adults and children.

Spousal Separation

Negotiation of a Separation Agreement following the breakdown of a relationship.

Property Division

Division of family assets pursuant to the Family Law Act.

Opinion Letters

Providing an opinion regarding the validity of a divorce that took effect in a different country.


You will be required to complete an intake interview over the phone prior to booking.



By restricting their practice exclusively to the area of family law, the Hughes & Bale LLP lawyers all have a strong command of the substantive and procedural complexities involved in separation and divorce.



Family Law Rules - Ministry of the Attorney General Website
Family Responsibility Office – Ministry of Community and Social Services Website
Federal Child Support Guidelines – Department of Justice Website