Family & Relationships

Often people consult a family lawyer at a time of personal crisis, such as when a relationship ends or there is a dispute involving care of a family member.

Let's Talk

These situations can be stressful, so it’s important to have a lawyer who will listen carefully, provide reliable legal advice, and help you to achieve a positive outcome. 

You may simply need advice or representation to help you reach an amicable agreement.  However, if a negotiated solution is not possible or appropriate in your case, our lawyers can provide robust representation in court proceedings.

We can also help you to structure your legal affairs in a way which will best protect your interests and meet your family’s needs, in the future.

We provide legal advice on:

Relationships, divorce and separation
Care and custody of children
Domestic violence
When someone is unable to manage their own affairs
When a family member has died
  • Separations, divorce and dissolutions
  • Advice to help work out how to divide property and care for children
  • Property separation agreements
  • Relationship property claims – advice, negotiations or court proceedings
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Trusts, wills and powers of attorney
  • Blended families – advice and arrangements
  • Relationship property agreements / contracting out agreements
  • Property sharing agreements – between couples or other family members
  • Adoption
  • Child support and welfare
  • Contact and day to day care
  • Guardianship of children
  • Paternity
  • Relocation
  • Family Court representation
  • Protection orders – obtaining or defending
  • Property managers and welfare guardians
  • Protection of personal property rights
  • Administration of estates
  • Claims against estates
image of bridge with blue overlay

Unsure of the service you need?

Let's talk