Family Law

We are an expert family law firm with offices in Canberra, Melbourne & Sydney.

We can help you with all issues related to family law, such as adoption, binding financial agreements (‘pre-nups’), child support, domestic violence, property settlement, separation and divorce.

We can provide you with online Family Law Information that is tailored to your needs.

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Estates

Our Estate and Wills Lawyers are here to help prepare for your future.

There is much confusion and misconception about wills and disputes. A Will sets out how your property is distributed when you die. The purpose of a Will is to make sure that the right person gets the right property and there is no dispute.

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Business Advisory & Accountants

Protect and improve your financial position with our Accounting, Business and Tax Team.

We have a clear focus on relationships and ensuring that our advice is tailored to what is important to you.

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Commercial

Find a lawyer that can help with your personal or business plans.

Our commercial lawyers can help you with contract, leasing, business disputes, property law, conveyancing, business purchase and sales, debt recovery and insolvency.

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03/07/2020

How to Divide Property During a Divorce

The Court first considers whether or not it is just and equitable for the Court to make any orders at all. In most cases, this test is readily established (for example, when parties have joint assets accumulated over the course of a relationship that need to be divided to effect a settlement).

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03/06/2020

Farewell Kathryn Heuer

Recently, we bid farewell and good luck to Kathryn Heuer, who has been a director of FGD since 2005. Having practised in both family and estates law since 1989, the breadth and depth of her expertise has ensured her reputation as a highly regarded legal practitioner in all matters relating…

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22/05/2020

Urgent Parenting Cases During Covid-19

How are the Courts dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic? The Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia have recently released directions about urgent family law applications filed in their Courts as a direct result of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). If your parenting issue has…

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01/05/2020

Witnessing Documents During Social Isolation

Given the unprecedented times we are experiencing, we all reflect on our lives and whether we have done enough to ensure our plans are robust to withstand an uncertain future.  This may include one’s estate planning. In our article in these uncertain times we have got you covered, we outlined…

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