Marriage, Families and Separation

This brochure provides information for pepoile considering, or affected by separation or divorce

Before you file - pre-action procedures

These brochures provide information for people considering applying to a court for parenting or financial orders. They provide information about the pre-action procedures required before starting a case.

family report

Family reports

This fact sheet provides information for people who have not reached an agreement about their child/ren, who are involved in a case in the Family Court of Australia or Federal Circuit Court of Australia and for whom the Court has ordered that a Family Report be prepared by a family consultant.

Independent Children's Lawyer

We are regularly appointed by the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court to represent the best interests of a child or children and to ensure that is the paramount consideration of parenting arrangements. These brochures provide information as to our role, for parents and children of all ages.

  • (03) 8602 2000
  • 5/170 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • 8:00AM - 6:00PM Monday to Friday

areas of expertise

  • Property settlements
  • Separation and divorce
  • Custody (parenting arrangements)
  • Court proceedings
  • Financial agreements (including pre-nuptial)
  • Intervention Orders
  • Mediation
  • Round table conferences
  • Independent Children's Lawyer
  • Same sex couples (LGBTIQ+)
  • The rights of grandparents
  • International family law
  • Estate planning and elder law
Brochures and Fact Sheets was last modified: August 18th, 2020 by spllawyers2019