O’Brien Connors & Kennett’s experienced and skilled family lawyers provide a strong personal and sensitive service and approach to:
Our family lawyers can assist with divorce, separation and other often emotionally difficult family related issues and will endeavour to make sure that:
To be able to obtain a divorce, you will need to establish to the satisfaction of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia that:
To satisfy the Court that the marriage has broken down irretrievably, you will need to provide evidence that you and your spouse have been separated for at least 12 months immediately before the filing of your application.
Couples can be separated even though they remain living under the one roof but evidence that they live as separate households will need to given to the court by way of affidavits from you and, where possible, from third parties who can confirm the circumstances of the separation under the one roof.
Whilst preparing and filing a divorce application can be often be straightforward, complications and complexities can arise where the parties have children and where separation under one roof needs to be established.
Similarly, our family lawyers can assist you with parenting issues and financial complexities which often arise out of a separation and divorce.
Our family lawyers:
to make sure that your children’s best interests are prioritised and that you are treated fairly throughout all negotiations, mediations and/or court proceedings.
People separating, whether same sex, different sex, married or de facto, frequently find it difficult, and fail, to reach agreements on such matters as;
Our experienced family law solicitors are results and resolution-focused and strive to help clients, wherever possible and at minimal cost, to reach amicable agreements which are recognised by the courts.
We would like to let you know that we are all doing our bit to help combat the corona virus. This means that we have instructed our staff to work from home and we will be taking your instructions via teleconference and email where possible.
We would like to assure you that the health and wellbeing of our clients is our highest priority.
O’Brien Connors & Kennett Solicitors