Family & Divorce Law

Family LawyersLegal advice in the area of family and de facto law is often sought at a difficult time in your life such as the breakdown of a relationship. We understand that this is a challenging time for you and your family.

Our lawyers offer a range of legal advice in all areas of family law and have the experience you need. We will work with you to find the most appropriate ways to resolve any issues you may be experiencing and to provide you with the support you need to get through this difficult time.

 

Children’s Matters

Understanding child matters can be a complex and emotional process. The law surrounding these matters entitles both parents to a relationship with their child and most matters of dispute arise in decisions regarding the amount of time each parent is granted. The court system looks at the best interests of the child and work towards a practical solution for both parents.

Our lawyers have extensive knowledge in matters of family law and offer professional advice and support to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Our lawyers understand that family law matters are highly individualistic and can range from the simple to the complex. We are here to help.

Having Alexander Law start to deal with your family law matter is as simple as first completing a short online questionnaire. Once we have received your completed questionnaire, one of our experienced solicitors will contact you. Click here to begin

 

Property Matters

Unsure where you stand when it comes to matters of property and separation? At Alexander Law our lawyers have extensive experience advising clients in all areas of property law with a focus on property division for separating couples. We can assist both marriage and de facto couples to come to a fair and just agreement and support you throughout this process.

Our lawyers can also help you understand your rights, entitlements and obligations when an agreement does not exist between two parties.

Mediation

Mediation can be an effective approach to addressing matters regarding family and de facto disputes.

Mediation is typically required as a first step to negotiating a positive outcome in situations of family law disputes and it can often provide a positive outcome for all parties. Our lawyers, in conjunction with a qualified mediator, can provide you with advice and support to try to reach an agreement prior to going to court.

In situations where mediation is unsuccessful, our lawyers are experienced in assisting and representing you through the court process.

Divorce

Divorce can be an emotional, lengthy process, and requires parties first be separated for at least twelve months. Understanding what constitutes separation and the steps involved after the twelve month period is something our lawyers know extensively.

Applying for a divorce requires the marriage to be proven through a marriage certificate. We work with a range of clients to provide professional advice in matters of separation and divorce.

Speak to our experienced team at Alexander Law, we can help you through this process.

International Family Matters

Looking for expert legal advice and support for international family matters? At Alexander Law our team of professional lawyers can assist you in all areas regarding international family matters. We offer a diverse range of experience working with clients in family law and provide support you can trust in times of conflict.

For more information on international family matters feel free to get in touch with our friendly team of family lawyers.

Defacto & Same Sex Relationships

We understand that separation from a de facto or same sex relationship can be an emotional process. Our team of professional lawyers can assist you in all areas regarding separation for de facto and same sex relationships. We work with a range of clients and can help you understand your rights and entitlements.

For more information and support feel free to get in touch with our team here at Alexander Law and we can help you through this process.

Domestic Violence

Our lawyers can help you in all matters regarding domestic violence and family law. We offer advice for both aggrieved parties and opposing violence applications and can assist you in the application processes, representations and court hearings. Unfortunately, domestic violence is an issue and one that is covered under family law to include an extensive definition for numerous violent behaviours.

We understand that matters of domestic violence can often be a sensitive issue and our lawyers have proven experience providing support that you can trust.

Location & Recovery of Children

We have the experience to assist you with children’s matters, including issues relating to location and recovery of children, and matters regarding relocation. We understand this process can be emotionally challenging for children and their families and offer a compassionate service for our clients.

Our lawyers can help you obtain an opposing relocation order and assist in the location and recovery of children.

Laws regarding children’s matters are continually changing and we recommend getting in touch with our team to discuss your circumstances.

Child Support

Unsure if you should be paying or receiving Child Support? After a separation has occurred Child Support laws can come into play to provide financial support for children of parents who have separated.

Our lawyers can help you understand this process and offer expert advice to assess where you stand in matters regarding child support. We can help identify your entitlements and explain the review process.

Speak to our friendly team of family lawyers today.

Binding Financial Agreements

Looking for professional advice and guidance in understanding binding financial agreements? At Alexander Law our our team of professional lawyers can assist you in all aspects relating to binding financial agreements.

We offer a diverse range of experience working with clients in this area of family law and provide expert legal advice. For more information on binding financial agreements feel free to get in touch with our friendly team today.

Surrogacy

Are you looking at entering into a surrogacy arrangement? Surrogacy is where a woman carries a pregnancy for another person or couple. In Australia this can now be offered on an altruistic basis where no money is exchanged.

The Surrogacy Act 2010 requires all intended parties seek legal advice prior to entering into a surrogacy arrangement. The lawyers at Alexander Law can help explain this complex area of law and provide you with all the information and advice you need.

Spousal Maintenance

Following a relationship breakdown and separation the question of spousal maintenance may arise. In circumstances where one party cannot adequately support themselves financially spousal maintenance may be appropriate and it can be applied in both marriage and de facto relationship separations.

Our lawyers offer expert advice and support to assist you to decide whether assistance is required and to take you through the process of making a claim. For more information on spousal maintenance please feel free to contact our friendly team.

Team members who can help you with Family & De facto Law

What people that work with us are saying

“For over a year now I have been fighting for my legal rights to see my 2 year old daughter…without the fantastic support from David Durham from Alexander Law, I would still be living a nightmare…I really don’t know the right words to say thanks, but as I sit here with tears of joy I only have you guys to thank for all the hard work and hours you spent on this for me…thank you thank you thank you.. oh yes I did the happy dance some of the way home, ok, all of the way home..

-David Maynard