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
On the 28th of June 2018, the Federal Government introduced amendments to the Family Law Act proposing that victims of family violence will no longer be subjected to cross-examination by their perpetrators in family law proceedings. Prior to the proposed...
When it comes to the family law system, the increase in patrons engaging in the Court system means a lot more than struggling to find a park or having to stand in the foyer. It is also a contributing factor to lengthy delays and obstructed access to...
The Australian family law system is undergoing some changes. A review is currently underway with a view to reform aspects of the system causing delays. Ex-Chief Justice Diana Bryant, who retired October 2017, recently spoke out about the family court’s...