Areas of Practice

Areas of Practice

Divorce in Australia is based on a “no fault” principle. The only ground for divorce in Australia is “irretrievable breakdown” of the marriage which is defined as a 12 month…
If you and your spouse or partner separate, you may not be able to come to an agreement about where your children live and how much time they spend with…
SA Family Law is highly experienced in relation to property matters, and can provide valuable assistance in determining how income, financial resources and debts are divided between you and your former…
SA Family Law is often contacted by couples who are about to be married for advice on the preparation of a “Prenuptial Agreement”. Usually, one or both spouses are seeking to…
Following a separation in a marriage or de facto relationship, spousal maintenance may be payable. An application can be made to the court seeking payments of spousal maintenance. The court…
When a de facto or same sex relationship breaks down, the laws about dividing assets are similar to those that apply when a marriage breaks down providing that at least…
If you are in a same sex relationship, SA Family Law can provide advice in relation to binding financial agreements (cohabitation agreements), property settlement or children issues. Separating same sex…
Collaborative Practice is a voluntary dispute resolution process in which parties settle without resort to litigation. Collaborative Practice provides you and your spouse or partner with the support and guidance…
Obtaining Specialist Family Law advice early is vital. Without a clear understanding of your legal options it is almost impossible to embark on meaningful negotiations to try and resolve issues.…