FAMILY LAWYERS

PROPERTY SETTLEMENT, SEPARATION, DIVORCE AND PARENTING MATTERS

 

On this page, you will find information about family law.  Family law is a very complex area of law.  This information is general in nature, does not contemplate all scenarios, does not consider your personal circumstances and should not be taken as legal advice.  Speak to one of our family law lawyers today on 1800 572 417 for legal advice.

 

Our experienced family law lawyers can provide you with a range of family law legal advice and legal services.  We provide a full range of family law services across family events, parenting, and relationships including:

 

Our family lawyers understand that separation can be stressful. We understand the difficulties that often come with family events and change.  Divorce and separation often become more difficult where there are feelings of unfairness or because you feel lost, disempowered and overwhelmed.  Our family law lawyers empower our clients by giving straightforward family law legal advice, helping client's to understand their rights, simplifying the process and providing realistic information about time frames.

 

Separation and Divorce in Australia

Our family law lawyers can assist you with legal advice on separation, divorce and in planning for separation to reduce the pain, hard feelings and difficulty of the property settlement process.  Our family law lawyers can provide you with legal advice and legal services for:

 

Court Proceedings For Property Separation

When you are going through a family law property settlement whether through the Family Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, you need a trusted, dedicated and experienced legal team who will act in your best interests. 

 

Our family law solicitors provide our client's with strategic initial legal advice, provide straightforward legal advice tailored to about our client's circumstances, empower our client's by giving them a range of options and helping our client's to weigh up the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of their case.  We then provide guidance and assistance to bring about a successful property settlement that is fair and equitable so our client's can move forward with their life.

 

Our family law lawyers can help you with all property separation and division matters including:

 

Parenting Issues, Domestic Violence, Child Custody & Parenting Plans

Having an experienced family law lawyer is helpful in parenting matters where you need to protect the children from harm, making arrangement to share the care of the children between the separated parents or dealing with child protection authorities. 

 

Our caring family law lawyers can help you with legal advice and legal services every step of the way including:

  • Court Proceedings involving Parenting Matters

  • Parenting Disputes and Shared Care of Children (also known as Child Custody)

  • Creating Share Care Parenting Plans

  • Negotiating Parenting Arrangements with the Other Parent

  • Acting in the Best Interests of Children

  • Parent's Rights, Duties, and Responsibilities

  • Grandparent Rights

  • Where a Parent has Alcohol Abuse or Drug Abuse Issues

  • Advice about Independent Children's Lawyers

  • Child Support Agreements

  • Adoption

  • Surrogacy

 

WHERE DO I START?

Our progressive family lawyers empower our clients based on their personal circumstances by exploring the options, providing straightforward legal advice and helping our client's to preserve as much of or their property as they can.  We take a flexible approach to working around our client's commitments and utilise technology to keep you informed about your matter.  We can provide you with an initial assessment of your family law issues over the phone, by video conference or in our office both during and outside regular office hours.

 

During our initial assessment, we can provide you with a range of options and steps so you understand what will happen or what needs to happen.  We provide our clients with clear and straightforward legal information about how we can help, what the time frames are, what the risks are and what the approximate costs are based on your options.

 

Initial Assessment of your Family Law Circumstances

To assist you with an initial assessment of your family law circumstances we recommend you gather the following information and write a short and concise record (dot points) of the following information:

 

1. Start by preparing a timeline of your relationship including the following information:

  • The date or the closest date you recall when you began living with your former partner;

  • The date you separated from your partner;

  • Your and your partner's dates of birth;

  • The birth dates of your children (if applicable);

 

2. If your matter involves property settlement and property division include the following information:

  • Your assets and those of your former partner at the time you commenced the relationship. This can include money, cars, boats, houses, shares, furniture etc.

  • Your assets and those of your former partner at the time you separated.

  • Your assets and those of your former partner between separation and now (if there have been significant changes since you separated).

 

3. Write down whether you or your former partner or any children in your care or children that you are responsible for have any health issues or special needs. This could include learning difficulties, a disability, mental health issues, mental impairment or serious medical issues.

 

4. Make a list of any question you have in preparation for speaking with one of our experienced Family Law Lawyers.

 

Further Information and Resources

As experienced family law lawyers, we understand the stress and difficulties that arise with family law matters and proceedings. Use these resources to find further information that can help empower you.

 

Property Settlement Information

Parenting Issues and Child Custody Issues

Family Law Frequently Asked Questions

Domestic Violence Issues

Domestic Violence Frequently Asked Questions

Updating Your Will

 

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