Law Offices of Gordon N. Shayne

Gordon N. Shayne Attorney At Law

Serving Jacksonville, Florida & surrounding areas Over 35 years of experience which counts for success!



A Divorce in Nassau County, Florida (Fernandina Beach) and all other counties in the State of Florida are considered No Fault, meaning that neither party must prove fault or reason to end a marriage.

Divorce, Child Custody (parenting time and support), paternity and all family law cases can either be addressed by handling the case personally, hiring an experienced family law attorney, or hiring a certified Family Law Mediator. 

The least stressful way of handling your legal matter is through Mediation.  Divorce Mediation in Fernandina Beach, Florida is much quicker and far less expensive process as the parties maintain control of their legal matter.  Gordon N. Shayne, a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator in Fernandina Beach, Florida as well as the rest of the state of Florida, has the training and extensive background that has proven to be an invaluable asset to encourage the parties to take control and become empowered by their own decisions in a peaceful, dignified manner. 

When Parties are at odds, hiring a qualified Family Law Attorney will allow one of the parties to secure private representation for their Fernandina Beach, Florida Divorce/Family Law Matter.  Gordon N. Shayne has over 35 years of experience and understands how to get the job done with the least amount of angst and the best outcomes.


The Law Offices of Gordon N. Shayne gives you the confidence to know that you've utilized every aspect of the legal system, providing you with the best possible path for you and your children.

  • Your phone calls and emails are answered 24/7 because your family concerns exist both inside and outside of business hours
  • Gordon N. Shayne leads by experience and familiarity of the law and local courts, and does not rely on aggressiveness, gimmicks or other ‘tricks' to get you the right results.
  • Gordon N. Shayne has established a network of professionals including accounting, mental health and parenting coordinators.
  • As a committed Family Law & Divorce Lawyer, Gordon N. Shayne will provide leadership for you and help you understand how the legal system works and what you can expect each step of the way.
  • If you are serving overseas, you want someone who is watching your back while you are out of the country.  You will feel confident that you need are being addressed each step of the way.


Gordon N. Shayne has been protecting families through disruptive times for more than three decades, helping clients with the different aspects of their Family Law cases.


Gordon N. Shayne focuses on domestic and family law.  Our law firm offers legal advice and representation for Divorces, Military Divorces, and Child Support and Custody.  As a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator,  Gordon N. Shayne offers Mediations to assist Parties in reaching mutually agreed-upon plans for their Divorce, Parenting Plan/Time-Sharing Agreement, and Child Support.


Active and retired US military members and their dependents get special discounts from The Law Office of Gordon N. Shayne. The firm's familiarity with military divorces ensures the process will be less stressful than it should be.


Family law combines legal and emotional complexity that is unlike many practice areas.   It's tumultuous, and several non-legal factors can sway a case.  What you need is composed legal representation that will remain steadfast throughout the process.

Gordon N. Shayne is the family law attorney in Florida, serving the Fernandina Beach area, you want handling your case.  He is also available to represent clients in most of the state of Florida.  To find out if Gordon can act as your attorney please contact us

His decades of varied legal experience and his hands-on management provide a calm presence in this distressing, confusing time in your life.  He provides experienced legal assistance for any family law dispute.

But more than Gordon's experience is his ability to understand the complexities of your situation which will make all the difference to you as a client and as an individual.

Family law attorneys know it is not easy for families to go through a divorce, custody battle, or any kind of conflict.  Complications are bound to arise when it comes to such family disputes. Either party may feel slighted and react in a hostile manner, or animosities create heightened stress to the parties and their children.

Gordon N. Shayne believes in helping you through this stressful time.  This way, you don't lose sight of what truly matters.  We manage the process and guide you through every step, so you are able to make informed, safe and reasonable decisions.

We also know that your family law concerns exist outside normal business hours. That is why you can reach us 24/7.  We are ready to answer your questions.  On top of that, we can update you on the progress of your case, provide answers to your questions as well as give you legal options.

Gordon has attended countless settlement conferences, mediations, and hearings during his career. This wealth of experience gives you an edge during this time in your life.  A proven track record allows us to vigorously represent your needs and goals.

Expect constant communication, dignified negotiations, and well-founded legal advice.  Get in touch with the Law Offices of Gordon N. Shayne today to schedule your FREE CONSULTATION 904-544-6855


Gordon N. Shayne, an experienced family law attorney throughout Florida and, offers a range of legal services under family law. Whether it is divorce, custody battles, or other issues involving domestic relations, Gordon N. Shayne can provide the best legal services possible. Trust that our law firm is dedicated to you, the client and seeing your case through to its successful conclusion.

With four decades of experience practicing in the area of family law, Gordon N. Shayne provides reliable legal representation in various cases in Florida. He is a lawyer who has helped countless partners obtain favorable outcomes. He also has a  stellar track record in handling sensitive cases involving children, such as child visitation rights, adoption, guardianship, child support, and more.

We strike a balance between compassion and logical strategy. Let us help you resolve your case. Call us today (904) 544-6855


Divorce is an unfortunate conclusion for marriages, even though these separations are often for the best for all parties involved.  Still, the fact remains that divorce is a sensitive, uniquely personal and trying experience for any separating spouse. However, know that you do not have to go through this season alone.  The Law Offices of Gordon N. Shayne is here to provide our more than three decades of family law experience to help you through your divorce, or Family Law Mediation.  Gordon N. Shayne is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator.

Why Choose Attorney Gordon Shayne

Gordon N. Shayne takes great pride in his many years of experience as a family attorney in Florida. He has handled all types of cases involving family law, both high- and low-conflict issues. Attorney Gordon Shayne gives each case his unwavering focus and takes a hands-on approach to delivering sound legal service and getting clients the best possible outcome for their case.

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The Law Offices of Gordon N. Shayne

Rated 4.3 based on 13 reviews

Gordon is wonderfully professional, knowledgeable and very compassionate, and so is his staff. My case was reviewed quickly and the motion was filed immediately. A solution was reached in less than a month! I always felt confident when I spoke with Gordon or his staff. I couldn't have hired a better group of professionals.

Reviewing: Family Law Legal Services

Date published: 05/19/2020


With over 35 years of experience, Mr. Shayne has had a legal career fighting for the rights of his clients while focusing his practice exclusively on Divorce, Child Custody and other Family Law Matters. Our services are available throughout the State of Florida.

Free Consultations

For those individuals interested in retaining legal counsel and who have the financial means to hire an attorney, we offer a free 30-minute consultation, either in our office, by phone or through a video chat.

Fernandina Beach Office
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