If your marriage or relationship has broken down or you think this is on the horizon we can assist with practical and timely advice with respect to all aspects of family law, so you are armed with the right information concerning your rights and obligations. There is no doubt that it is a tough and stressful time. The clear and prompt legal assistance we provide will guide you through the process from the beginning to resolution to give peace of mind.
We can assist with the completion of forms, service of documents and court representation.
- Property Settlement / Division of Assets
We will provide advice on all options available including out of court processes.
- Binding Financial Agreements
These agreements provide certainty at the beginning, during and end of a marriage/relationship.
- Children and Parenting Arrangements
Initial advice and preparation of court documents or consent orders.
- Spousal Maintenance Claims
If a relationship breaks down suddenly you may be entitled to urgent spousal maintenance or periodic maintenance in the longer term.
- Child Support Matters Including Binding Child Support Agreements
These agreements can provide certainty in the future.
- Collaborative Law
This is a new option for separated couples which allow the parties to confer together out of court with their legal representatives to work through the settlement of property and children’s matters in a positive and non-adversarial environment. It can avoid the costs, delay and pain experienced with court proceedings. Assistance from an independent financial counsellor and child counsellor is available to the parties to reach a personalised resolution.
- Facilitation of Mediation
An alternative to Collaborative law and the court process.
- Preparation and Lodgement of Consent Applications for Property and/or Children’s Matters
If you have agreed on orders with your former partner, court documents are prepared for a fixed fee and lodged without you having to attend court.