My practice focuses on financial and child related matters arising out of the breakdown of marriages and de facto relationships.
I have been involved in a range of financial matters from simple to complex; with assets and business interests across Australia and overseas.
Financial matters involve not only dividing up the joint assets, but pending settlement may also involve such issues as:
I have been involved in all of these such matters and more.
I enjoy helping clients to resolve their financial disputes without the need to go to Court wherever possible. When the need arises, I have many years of experience representing clients in Court.
My experience in child related matters includes representing parents and extended family members (such as grandparents, aunts and uncles) in relation to:
Many of the child related matters in which I have had involvement include allegations of child abuse, allegations of domestic abuse, mental health and substance abuse issues.
I am a volunteer at the Women’s Law Centre, a government agency providing free legal assistance to disadvantaged women. I also sit on the Women’s Law Centre Board of Management, including their strategic planning committee.