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At some stage in your life you may find yourself having to deal with family law issues. Family issues can be difficult and emotional, so you want to know you have a team of knowledgeable, pragmatic and professional barristers and solicitors working for you.

Holland Beckett Law has a specialist family law team with a proven track record of success, and we are pleased to offer you our strength and knowledge in this area. We provide a personal and confidential service.

Our Family Lawyers advise on:

  • Relationship property division on end of marriage or de facto relationship
    - Negotiating and advising on Relationship Property Agreements
    - Court proceedings
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Contracting Out Agreements (“pre-nuptial agreements”) and asset protection
  • Care of children (“custody”) and guardianship issues
  • Protection Orders (obtaining or defending) and related family violence matters
  • Child support
  • Applications under the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988 such as:
    - Appointment of Property Manager and Welfare Guardian to manage affairs of an incapacitated person where no EPOA is in place
    - Review of use of EPOA powers where concerns arise
  • Estate claims & contesting Wills
  • Disputes involving Trusts
  • Dissolution of marriage (“divorce”)
  • Paternity issues
  • Adoption

If you cannot afford to pay for a lawyer, you may be eligible for legal aid for Family Court proceedings and family disputes.  Click here for more details.