Practice Areas

FAMILY LAW & DE FACTO LAW

Advise as to our client’s legal entitlement pursuant to either the Family Law Act 1975 and / or the De Facto Relationship Act.
Negotiate our client’s entitlements.
Mediate our client’s entitlements pursuant to the Family Law Act 1975 and / or the De Facto Relationship Act.
Negotiate Binding Financial Agreements prior to the commencement of a relationship, during the course of a relationship and at the conclusion of a relationship.
Negotiate Parenting Plans.
Negotiate Child Support Agreements.
Attend Court at all relevant times and if required prepare matter for trial and undertake trial and / or instruct Counsel at trial.
Completion of all relevant matters arising from the Orders
IF NEGOTIATIONS ARE UNSUCCESSFUL
Litigate our client’s rights pursuant to the Family Law Act 1975 in relation to arrangements for children, property settlement, injunctions, spousal support and other matters.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Advising our client as to the likelihood of them being able to obtain a Protection Order pursuant to the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 1989.

Preparation of Applications for Protection Order pursuant to the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 1989.

Attending Court to prosecute / defend an Application for a Protection Order pursuant to the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 1989.

GENERAL

Taking instructions to draw and engross Wills.

Taking instructions to draw and engross Enduring Powers of Attorney with or without an Advanced Health Directive.

ESTATE MATTERS

Advising client’s as to their entitlement from a deceased Estate if they consider that what they have been provided for in the Will is insufficient or if they have not been provided for at all in the Will.

Negotiating a client’s claims to their entitlement from a deceased Estate when no or improper provision has been made.

Litigating a client’s claims to their entitlement from a deceased Estate when no or improper provision has been made.