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Separation &
Divorce

Are you thinking about leaving your partner? Are you separated and need a divorce lawyer right now? Wherever you are at in your relationship, our experienced family lawyers can help you understand your options.

Helping you through relationship troubles

A marriage or relationship breakdown may feel like the biggest challenge you’ve faced, but with the right help you can overcome your present difficulties and move forward with your life.

Our divorce lawyers have extensive experience and special expertise in guiding people through relationship issues. We also understand that separation and divorce is – for you – more than just a legal process.

With focused care and support, we will provide clear and straightforward advice and work towards expediting the entire process and getting you the best outcome possible.

Separation & Divorce FAQs

In Australia, either you or your former spouse can apply for a divorce, alone or together, if you have lived separately and apart for at least 12 months (in most cases) and there is no prospect or reasonable likelihood of reconciliation.

This is possible, but you will need to show the Court how this has occurred. For example, by a change in sleeping arrangements, reduced joint activities, not eating meals together, a division of financial contributions or paying bills from your individual incomes.

You can remarry from the date that the Divorce Order becomes final – that is one month and one day from the date the Court grants the Divorce Order.

How we can help

We can assist with all aspects of separation and divorce, from start to finish, including:

  • advice about your separation and divorce rights and obligations
  • explaining the process of applying for a divorce
  • applying for a divorce
  • same-sex marriage and divorce
  • overseas marriage and divorce
  • applying for a marriage annulment
  • property settlements, parenting arrangements, child support and spousal maintenance.

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If you have questions, would like some more information about us or our services or simply want to speak to someone, make an enquiry and a member of our Family Law team will be in touch with you shortly. 

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