J. Donovan Law Group is a boutique law firm that is owned and operated by Jennifer Donovan. We are a team of eight professionals with a primary focus on family law and criminal defence.  Advancing a strong fight and negotiating good settlements for our clients is our reputation. Our representation is most sought in high conflict custody cases or in complicated and complex support and division of property matters. We have 15 years of litigation experience and represent people all over the Province of New Brunswick.  We know our way around a courtroom and our reputation speaks to that.  In 2019, we added mediation to our services. From the courtroom to the boardroom table, we are now enjoying the rewards of assisting people resolve their legal matters on their own terms.

What We do


Family Law

Adoptions and Surrogacies

Criminal Law

Wills and Estates

Civil Litigation

Property Law

Recent Posts

Jennifer L. Donovan

Step-parents can be ordered to pay child support

People beginning a relationship with someone who has children should understand that they could be held liable for child support...
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Jennifer L. Donovan

Lawyers have an obligation to do pro bono work: Donovan

By Tony Poland, AdvocateDaily.com Associate Editor Pro bono work is not only rewarding, it’s essential for the well-being of the...
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JDLG Kids Club

JDLG Kids Club to focus on enhancing children’s lives

By Kathy Rumleski, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor Inspired by her young son, and with a desire to help the clients who made...
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Jennifer L. Donovan

Donovan’s grand opening celebrates client, community relationships

By Kathy Rumleski, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor Seven months after Fredericton family lawyer and mediator Jennifer Donovan opened her boutique family law...
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