Family Law

stock-photo-18421751-custody-of-childAll aspects of family law can be emotionally draining and painful at a time in your life when you are looking for direction and guidance. The principal of this firm has lived through Divorce and suffered the death of a child and a previous spouse to cancer. Consequently your concerns and emotional wellbeing are paramount at MacDonald and MacDonald. Ian will listen carefully to you and render advice in a calm and respectful manner. He has had vast experience conducting divorce, property settlement and parenting order proceedings (Both de-facto and married status) as well as care and protection matters. Your circumstances will be examined and your prospects of success evaluated and advised upon.

Aspects you need to consider include: the length of marriage or relationship, was the marriage preceded by a period of cohabitation, were children brought into the relationship from a previous marriage or relationship, what were the financial and non financial contributions to the relationship by either party, was there a history of violence and if so what orders are currently in place?  Ian has represented clients right though to Final Hearing with appearances in Newcastle, Lismore and Brisbane Federal Circuit and Family Law Courts, instructed numerous Family Law  barristers. He has also had extensive experience in drafting Consent Orders to avoid litigation when required.

If you are feeling challenged by your ex partner and need support and advice, don’t delay. Make an appointment with MacDonald and MacDonald Solicitors today!