We do family law a little differently

Voted Australia’s most innovative family law firm
We understand through years of experience that when it comes to helping you and your family through separation and everything that follows, you require more than just the law.

Experience

At Australian Family Lawyers, our promise is that you will see highly qualified & experienced family lawyers.

Plain-Language Help

We know that the law is complex, but we will do our very best to make it as easy as we can for you to understand every step.

Fixed Legal Fees

We know that you’re probably concerned about legal fees. We not only advise you of our fees, but on certain types of services, we provide a fixed fee.

A little bit about us

Australian Family Lawyers operates exclusively in divorce and separation, property settlement and children’s matters. Our lawyers have over 40 years of experience and the specialised knowledge and skill to deal with any family law matter. Our team of well-educated and highly qualified lawyers includes Accredited Family Law Specialists who are experts in family law and understand the sensitivities associated with divorce and separation.

We offer family law services in:

DIVORCE & SEPARATION

Seeking legal advice early, even prior to separation, can minimise the risk of making decisions that may adversely impact your legal position. We can guide you through the process of applying for divorce and the legal effect of divorce.

PROPERTY SETTLEMENT

We have the expertise to help you resolve property matters following separation, including advice as to your entitlements, negotiating a just and equitable settlement, or litigating at Court if necessary.

CHILDREN’S MATTERS

We can assist with resolving children’s matters including parenting orders, parenting plans, re-location issues, and who children should live with and how much time they spend with each parent.

SPOUSAL MAINTENANCE

Spousal Maintenance is financial support for a person following the breakdown of a relationship. We provide legal advice in relation to applying for and defending spousal maintenance applications.

SAME-SEX AND DE FACTO COUPLES

Same-sex & de facto couples can now enjoy virtually the same rights as married couples under the Family Law Act in relation to property & children’s matters. Our lawyers are experienced in this area.

INTERVENTION ORDERS

Family violence is an ever increasing area of concern. Our experienced lawyers can provide the legal and emotional support to assist you apply for or defend an Intervention Order at Court.

CHILD SUPPORT

Understanding your legal rights regarding how much child support you should receive or pay can be confusing. We can help you navigate the child support minefield and advise you of your rights.

MEDIATION

Our accredited mediator can help you and your spouse mediate to resolve children or property issues following separation, without the need to go to Court.

 

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Helping you choose the best path forward

In family law, everyone’s situation is different. We don’t apply a cookie-cutter approach to family law, but rather treat your family law issues as unique, requiring intervention based upon the objectives you wish to reach.

 


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