If you are going through family issues, it can be difficult to know where to turn for help and guidance. With a focus on practical advice, we aim to find fast and effective solutions to your family law issues.

To speak to one of our family lawyers today, contact us on 02 4454 5003 or send us an email at admin@shoalhavenlawyers.com.au.

Shoalhaven Lawyers appear and advise in all matters concerning family law and family relationships, including divorce applications, property settlements, binding financial agreements, and parenting orders. Our family lawyers appear in Wollongong, Nowra, Milton, Canberra, Sydney, and Parramatta.

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Family Court of Australia

Divorce Applications

We can assist you with getting divorced. Our divorce service includes:

  • Completing and filing an application for divorce with the Federal Circuit Court of Australia
  • Responding to divorce applications/proceedings
  • Appearing at the divorce hearing

Property Settlements

We can assist you with your financial settlement. Our property settlement service includes:

  • Identifying matrimonial/relationship asset pool
  • Identifying each parties contributions (financial and non-financial)
  • Preparing and attending mediation
  • Commencing Federal Circuit Court proceedings to achieve a just and equitable settlement
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Parenting arrangements for children

Parenting Arrangements and Orders

A marriage or relationship breakdown is a huge change in your life and can be a very difficult and emotional time, especially when children are involved. We can assist you with:

  • Negotiating parenting and contact arrangements
  • Preparing and assisting with early-stage mediation
  • Commencing Federal Circuit Court proceedings, including children recovery applications in circumstances where a parent has relocated with the children without consent
  • Preparing and filing contravention applications
  • Preparing and filing risk applications

We aim to resolve disputes over children as quickly and non-confrontational as possible, focusing on the child’s best interest.

Financial Agreements

Financial Agreements can assist in protecting a family’s assets and can be upheld by the Courts. Our experienced family lawyers can prepare a financial agreement for a fixed fee.

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