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Family law issues are both complex and highly sensitive. From prenuptial agreements to consent orders, if your relationship has broken down Greenhalgh Pickard’s experienced family law solicitors can assist you – with compassion and empathy – during this difficult time.

Greenhalgh Pickard can provide practical and professional advice and wide-ranging family law services, including:

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Separation rights
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Asset disclosure
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Asset protection
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Assistance with out of court settlements
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Child support issues
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Company and trust issues
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Complex asset pool structure and tax issues
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Court representation
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De facto relationship rights and responsibilities
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Dispute resolution and mediation
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Divorce application
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Domestic Violence Orders
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Parenting agreements
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Pre-nuptial agreements (binding financial agreements)
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Property division litigation
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Property protection injunctions
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Property settlement
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Spousal maintenance
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Superannuation

Whether you and your partner have children, are a couple with no kids or are empty nesters, if you are about to separate or are separated, it’s important to find out what family law issues may affect you.

For expert legal advice on all family law matters, with steps taken to minimise your stress, you can count on Greenhalgh Pickard.

Divorce legal services

Are you considering a divorce or separation?
Divorce in Australia is a relatively simple process that you can complete yourself, as there is no requirement that one party be at fault.
For the court to grant a divorce, all that is required is:

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That the parties had been validly married
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The parties have been separated for at least 12 months
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Appropriate arrangements have been made for the care of the children of the relationship (if there are any)

You are not even required to reach agreement as to how assets – for example, your house, cars, furniture, savings, superannuation, businesses etc – will be divided before obtaining a divorce.

However, an application for the allocation of assets is required to be made within 12 months of divorce and it’s important that you consult with a divorce lawyer well before the time limit for property settlement expires.

If you want help obtaining a divorce or property settlement, or you simply want legal advice prior to separating, get in contact with Greenhalgh Pickard today on (07) 5444 1022. Our family lawyers are dedicated to achieving you the best outcome and ensure full confidentiality.

The Firm

Greenhalgh Pickard is an innovative Queensland accounting and law firm, with clients predominantly living and working on the Sunshine Coast or the Whitsunday Coast but with many clients also located throughout Queensland, interstate and even overseas. With offices in Caloundra, Kawana, Coolum Beach and Airlie Beach, Greenhalgh Pickard takes pride in being trusted guides and advisers to clients everywhere.

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