Family Law Brisbane
Our specialist family law services include:
The ground for divorce in Australia is the irretrievable breakdown of a marriage. To apply for a divorce you must first have been separated for 12 months, but there does not need to be documented evidence of this, you are legally separated when one person in the relationship determines that they are separated. Contact Cullen Lawyers for peace of mind and the best advice through this highly stressful and emotional time.
We understand that property and assets are issues high on the agenda in the event of a partnership or marriage breakdown and family split. Cullen Lawyers can manage your legal affairs and assist you through this highly stressful period of your life, to achieve the best possible outcome for you and your family’s property.
Spousal maintenance involves the need of one party, whether it be the husband or wife, to be maintained by the other if the other party has the means to contribute to the financial support of their spouse. To assist you we will need to know full details of each parties earning capacity, and your fair weekly needs. Contact Cullen Lawyers and we can help you collate this necessary information.
CHILD CUSTODY/PARENTING ARRANGEMENTS
Parenting Agreements assist to clarify each parties obligations and enable mutual ground to be reached in the best interests of the child. If you would like to make a private agreement about child support you can also enter into Binding or Limited Child Support Agreements. These have the benefit of both parties knowing where they stand financially during the term of the agreement. Legal advice must be obtained for this process.
Separation can impact your life in a number of different ways, and there are various advantages and disadvantages when it comes to legal separation. Important decisions need to be made, and legal advice should be sought about the impact of separation on issues pertaining to finance, property, insurance and spousal maintenance.
DE FACTO RELATIONSHIPS
De Facto and Same-Sex relationships often present with issues of Divorce, property settlement, spousal maintenance and child custody/parenting arrangement problems. Cullen Lawyers can assist further in the drafting of a cohabitation agreement and are experienced in handling these delicate and highly emotional difficulties.
Contact us today, we are here to best represent you.