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
Attorney-General George Brandis has named Chief Judge John Pascoe as the new Chief Justice of the Family Court. However the appointment comes just 14 months before he reaches the mandatory retirement age of 70. Chief Judge Pascoe has already served for 13...
A Newcastle man has been successful in his Application to the Court to restrain the biological mother of their child from travelling overseas with the child without his consent. The child’s mother, along with her same-sex de facto partner, attempted to...
Under current law, an adolescent with gender dysphoria who wants to pursue the second stage of hormone treatment must obtain the Family Court’s authorisation to do so. Stage two treatment consists of hormone therapy. The teen is administered either...