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
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A couple of months ago we posted a blog about an upcoming High Court case involving the strength of binding financial agreements. The case involves an Eastern European woman who met a property developer, with assets worth between $18 million and $24...
Property settlements can be complex, especially when the separating couple has a large amount of assets. But what happens when one spouse has received a large personal injury payment? Is this considered a ‘contribution’ to the overall property pool or is...