The Solicitors practice of Jayne McKenzie Smith was set up in 2002

It incorporated in 2007 to become Jayne McKenzie Smith Ltd. Jayne has been a qualified solicitor since 1993.

The practice operates from 95 High Street, Barnstaple and so is accessible to the whole of North Devon. The offices are easy to find and offer a pleasant, welcoming setting to discuss your problems.

The Practice consists of Jayne as sole director and principal practitioner supported by a strong team of secretary and administration staff

The practice specialises in law that relates to all aspects of family breakdown. The aspects covered are:-

  • Issues arising as a result of a separation during a marriage or if you lived together
  • Divorce
  • Children problems ie residence and contact
  • Financial implications of a separation/divorce
  • Disputes about finance
  • Property disputes
  • Local authority intervention in relation to children
  • Disputes about children
  • Legal representation in court – Advocacy
Resolution for Family Law
Legal Aid Agency
Resolution Specialist
Accredited Family Law

Legal aid is available to those who meet the eligibility criteria

Jayne has held a contract with the Legal Services Commission to provide legally aided services since 2003.

Jayne’s qualities are reflected in her accreditations being:-

  • Resolution Specialist (since 1999) in:-
  • Private law children cases
  • Financial cases
  • Domestic abuse
  • Law Society specialist panel member (since 2000)

‘I have already recommended you to a family member! I felt very comfortable talking to you.’

JMS Divorce Solicitors