Family Law at O’Brien Law – Lawyers
At O’Brien Law – Lawyers brings together an experienced, understanding and effective family law team. Whether you are seeking advice about your relationship, a new relationship, children’s issues or financial issues, the expert family lawyers at O’Brien Law – Lawyers can provide you with practical advice and strategies. Family law has become increasingly complex and the expert family law team at O’Brien Law – Lawyers make it their business to remain up to date with the latest case law and amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 and other relevant legislation. At O’Brien Law – Lawyers, that thorough knowledge of the law gives you direct access to individual and up-to-date advice on the full range of relevant issues.
Our team at O’Brien Law – Lawyers has sound knowledge and experience, providing high quality advice and representation in all aspects of family law including separation and divorce, property settlements, parenting arrangements, child support and prenuptial agreements. Our experience allows us to resolve almost all family law matters with a suitable agreement between both parties. In the event that an agreement is not possible, we provide you with expert representation in court.
With our ability to provide experienced advocates, our clients have the option of a more flexible and cost-effective approach to their family law proceedings. We represent our clients both in and out of court and reduce our reliance on the services of external barristers. Where clients choose to engage external counsel, our experience allows us to select the most suitable barristers to work efficiently and collaboratively with them to protect clients’ interests. Our flexibility to allow clients to avoid the cost of engaging both a solicitor and a barrister where only one lawyer is needed in the vast majority of matters, or to assemble a highly experienced legal team where clients elect to do so, sets O’Brien Law – Lawyers apart from many other family law practices.
Our expert lawyers have extensive expertise in child protection, commercial and general litigation, coronial, criminal law, employment law, regulatory and disciplinary proceedings which ensure that the approach taken in clients’ family law and intervention order matters take into account the broader personal and financial impacts of a family law case.
O’Brien Law – Lawyers also has nationally accredited mediators who can assist clients to identify and create value in the resolution of their dispute and to take a well-informed and pragmatic approach to associated proceedings, such as disputes regarding evidence and or applications relating to the enforcement or contravention of court orders.