Family Law Legal Assistance

If your marriage or relationship has broken down or you think this is on the horizon we can assist with practical and timely advice with respect to all aspects of family law so you are armed with information concerning your rights and obligations. There is no doubt that it is a tough and stressful time. The clear and prompt legal assistance we provide will guide you through the process from the beginning to resolution to give peace of mind.

Mouldens’ experience in Family Law

We have family law experience in both the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Family Court of Australia.
Areas of Practice include-

  • Divorce

    We can assist with the completion of forms, service of documents and court representation.

  • Property Settlement / Division of Assets

    We will provide advice on all options available including out of court processes.

  • Binding Financial Agreements

    These agreements provide certainty at the beginning, during and end of a marriage/relationship

  • Children and Parenting Arrangements

    Initial advice and preparation of court documents or consent orders.

  • Spousal Maintenance Claims

    If a relationship breaks down suddenly you may be entitled to urgent spousal Maintenance or periodic maintenance in the longer term.

  • Child Support Matters including Binding Child Support Agreements

    These agreements can provide certainty into the future.

  • Collaborative Law

    This is a new option for separated couples which allow the parties to confer together out of court with their legal representatives to work through settlement of property and children’s matters in a positive and non-adversarial environment. It can avoid the costs, delay and pain experienced with court proceedings. Assistance from an independent financial counsellor and child counsellor is available to the parties to reach a personalised resolution.

  • Facilitation of Mediation

    An alternative to Collaborative law and the court process.

  • Preparation and lodgement of Consent Applications for Property and / or Children’s Matters

    If you have agreed orders with your former partner, court documents are prepared for a fixed fee and lodged without you having to attend court.

We offer an initial 30 minute free no obligation family law interview.

We offer a fixed fee to prepare and lodge consent (agreed) applications for property and children’s matters.

Assistance with completion of legal aid applications and representation is available.

To find out about your family law rights and obligations contact Joanne Cliff today