family lawyer

Australia's #1 for Law
Join 150,000 Australians every month. Ask a question, respond to a question and better understand the law today!
FREE - Join Now
Family law (also called matrimonial law or the law of domestic relations) is an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relations.

View More On Wikipedia.org
  1. J

    Conflict of Interest? Using same family lawyer as conveyance

    Hi . My brother is currently going through separation with his wife and they are selling their house. She wants to use the same solicitor that she is using for family law for the conveyancing. I would have thought this would be a conflict of interest though?
  2. E

    NSW Lawyer needed.

    Hi, I am looking for a reasonably priced and competent lawyer to complete consent orders I have received. Western Sydney location. Thanks.
  3. T

    Comedy Web Series about Lawyer

    Hi all! Letting you know about the new comedy web series, "Baby, It's Just Business". It's about a masculine female lawyer who wants to have a baby. Oh, and she carries a really big gun! Check it out and share: shorturl.at/mIOPY Thanks!
  4. T

    QLD Help with Domestic Violence and Father's Unsupervised Access?

    I will start with a bit of the history/background of the situation... So I have a 5-year-old son. His father and I separated prior to his birth, however, briefly reconciled after his birth for several months. There is a significant history of domestic violence and the father had a drug problem...
  5. R

    NSW Time-frame for Divorce?

    Hi , I am an Australia citizen and my wife is Indian. We got married 4 years back and due to compatibility issues, we thought of dissolving the marriage. We were separated from 2.4 years and don't have any kids. Now she is not agreeing for a mutual divorce. So what are the chances of me...
  6. Q

    QLD Am I able to get my daughter back after father kept her - no legalities in place

    My ex partner and I were together for a total of 7 years. We have a 5 year old daughter. We split in 2015 (I left him) and since the split we have been on good terms and have had an informal agreement in place of 50/50 care for our daughter. 2 months ago on his “on” days - he engaged in lawyers...
  7. A

    VIC Caveat Removal After Divorce?

    Hi, My ex and I separated in 2015 and divorce went through at the start of 2017. Property settlement is still going on. She has agreed to a settlement sum yet has still not signed the consent orders after a number of months in her hands. I have the following questions: 1) Assume I do not take...
  8. M

    QLD Family Dispute Resolution - How to Stop Trial Call Over?

    Hi All, Quick question, and yes I appear to have made a mistake at my previous hearing back in September 2017. I was rather bullish and kept demanding an early trial. I have been sent paperwork stating that trial call over is now at the end of the month. The ex's family lawyer seems to be...
  9. I

    VIC Other Parent Refusing Drug Test - What to Do?

    I have final orders. I have asked the other parent to take a drug test and he refused, so I asked for a visitation centre again. He made no effort to do so, even though I arranged an intake. This started when police had to evict and remove this person from the place they lived. Drugs are...
  10. D

    NSW Charged by Police with Assault - Will I Lose Custody of Children?

    Hello everyone, A bit long with my story, thanks for your patience. I am a devastated mother with an Asian background, who is now facing assault charges and most likely family proceedings where I could possibly lose custody of children. I have been in an abusive relationship with my...