Family Law

We are experienced in family law matters.  We are able to offer expert advice and assistance.

family-lawWe recognise that separations can be extremely difficult and stressful for all members of the family. Our Hamilton based team strives to provide sensitive and caring family law advice, which is tailored to the individuals involved.

Our services include:
  • Relationship property - We are experienced in assisting clients through separations and formally resolving the division of  relationship property.  We are also able to offer assistance and advice with respect to protecting separate property by way of contracting out of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976.
  • Dissolution of marriage - We regularly assist clients to apply for Dissolution Orders of Marriage after separation for a period of two years, whether the application is made jointly or unilaterally. 
  • Paternity - We are able to assist clients who require a Paternity Order through the Family Court.  We can arrange DNA testing as well as the appropriate applications to obtain a Paternity Order.  We are also able to assist defend Paternity applications if you have been served with them.
  • Adoption - We also regularly support clients through the adoption process and obtain the appropriate Orders through the Family Court.