Family Law Team
Protecting your rights and keeping your focus on achieving the best outcome
Our Family Law team has extensive experience assisting families with divorce, property settlements (married and de facto) and cases involving children. We can help with negotiations, court proceedings and mediation, which can provide a positive outcome without the cost or stress of litigation.
Understanding that family law matters are emotionally charged our approach is to first understand your needs. We will then provide advice about your legal rights, obligations and entitlements, and the different options available to settle any disputes. Typically we apply our extensive experience to encourage settlements, not arguments and to remain focused on achieving the best outcome in a cost effective manner.
Our Areas of Expertise Includes
- Parenting Plans and Consent Orders
- Property and financial matters and settlements for married, de facto and same sex couples
- Divorce Hearings
- Parenting matters for married, de facto and same sex couples
- Domestic Violence
- Spousal Maintenance
- Child Support
- Grandparents interests
Accessing Our Services
We are committed to ensuring you have access to high quality and cost effective legal advice regardless of your location. Our family lawyers also understand the many and varied circumstances that may exist around a family law matter including the criticality of deadlines and the urgency of certain circumstances.
We will endeavour to find a way to meet face-to-face for an initial consultation meeting with new clients however if it is not possible we support various electronic communication methods including Skype. To arrange an initial consultation with a legal expert contact us.
Top Family Law Posts
Law Council speaks out in criticism of the Australian Government’s $12.7 million family law initiative
The Law Council of Australia has called for the government to scrap plans to introduce ‘Parenting Management Hearings’ as an alternative to traditional court hearings for family law disputes. The twelve million-dollar program has been described by the...
What is Child Support? Child Support payments are those made by a person to an ex-partner with whom a child was shared. There are 3 foremost variables that are used to work out when/how much Child Support needs to be paid: the parents’ income and combined...
The Australian Law Reform Commission is gearing up for the first procedural review of Australia’s modern family law system in its entirety. The review was set in motion in September 2017 when the Terms of Reference, detailing the aims and requirements of...