Alternate Dispute Resolution

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We are proud to have a certified mediator and arbitrator on our staff.

Family Matters


Representing our clients in divorce and custody court since 1992.

For a Family and Divorce Lawyer in Nanaimo, Call Merrill, Long Co.

We work to provide honest legal presentation and solid advocacy. Merrill, Long & Co. is a Nanaimo based partnership that has been active since 1992. Located in the Old City Quarter of downtown Nanaimo, our firm makes a conscious effort to promote a people-oriented practice of law. Merrill, Long & Co. prides itself in demystifying the legal process. We provide honest legal representation and solid advocacy in pursuit of our clients' legal rights. If you are looking for a lawyer in Nanaimo, the long-term relationships that we have established with our clients are proof that we are on the right track. One of the many reasons why we have been successful over the years is that we will not shy away from the tough stuff.

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We provide honest answers to the difficult questions during one of the most emotional times you will face in life.

  • Division of property
  • Custody
  • Guardianship and parental responsibilities
  • Parenting time
  • Child support
  • Spousal support
  • Divorce
  • Child protection law
  • Co-habitation and separation agreements

Mediation and Arbitration

Nancy Merrill QC is a certified family law mediator and arbitrator. We are proud to offer these services to people who are facing disputes and conflicts within their family. Alternate dispute resolution is gaining popularity and many would like to take advantage of it over litigation. We have the experience necessary to help settle a conflict and attempt to find the best solution for all parties.

If you find you need legal advice or assistance, please contact us
and we will be happy to help you. Your initial consultation will be on us!

Artist Representation

Music, artist representation, and entertainment law is both a passion as well as a growing area of our practice and it is the more fun and creative side of the law that we do at Merrill, Long & Co. We have worked with some supremely talented painters, sculptors, visual artists, and musicians and we look forward to doing more in this area. We represent both established and newly emerging artists and musicians. Contact us today to get us to represent your interests.

We take a great deal of pride in being a contemporary legal practice that is gender neutral and sensitive to issues of culture, race, ethnicity and sexual orientation. Our emphasis remains based on non-judgmental, fair-minded representation for all people.

Merrill, Long & Co.

201 Milton Street

Nanaimo, BC V9R 2K5


8:30 AM- 4:30 PM MON-FRI




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