Family Law

The JH Legal team is highly regarded for its level of expertise and knowledge in this increasingly complex area of law.

Our lawyers have particular expertise in working with clients who
have complex financial and children’s issues. We appreciate and understand that our clients’ unique circumstances must be treated with respect.

The team at JH Legal can assist with a full range of family law services including:

  • Providing legal advice on the implications of separation and divorce
  • Assisting clients to resolve issues arising from family breakdown outside the Court process
  • Referrals to mediation and alternative forms of dispute resolution
  • Formalising agreements between separated and divorced couples
  • Representing clients in Court proceedings under the Family Law Act relating to divorce, property settlements, maintenance and parenting issues
  • Advising clients who have been in de facto or same sex relationships about their rights upon the breakdown of their relationship
  • Advising clients about their rights and obligations in relation to child support
  • Preparing agreements for clients entering into a de facto relationship or marriage (i.e. pre-nups)
  • Advising and representing clients who are victims of domestic violence