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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19/11/2020

Separation and Divorce – What Happens to Monetary Gifts and Loans from Parents or Family Members during Property Settlement?

A gift of money from a family member or friend can help you realise your financial goals. But, if these monetary gifts are received during a relationship that later breaks down, how are these kinds of gifts treated?  Disputes may arise between separated parties as to whether the money was…

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06/11/2020

FGD Golf Day 2020

On Thursday 29 October Farrar Gesini Dunn hosted 148 players for our Annual Charity Golf Day at Federal Golf Club. Despite a wet week and the ever changing Covid-19 related restrictions we were able to gather together to support and raise much needed funds for Karinya House. As of lunch…

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29/10/2020

Christmas Day and the Holidays After Separation or Divorce – Tips for Parents on Splitting Time and Making Arrangements for Children

Christmas can be a busy time of year in the family law world. Many separated parents find it difficult to agree on what arrangements are best for their children, particularly over the holidays. It can be challenging for parents to face their first holiday after a separation, and even harder…

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23/10/2020

Application for Consent Orders

In most cases when people reach a property agreement, we recommend that they formalise it by Consent Orders. Consent Orders are made by a Registrar of the Court. That process happens ‘in Chambers’, so it is an administrative process that doesn’t require an attendance. When you file your Consent Orders,…

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