There are about 4000+ solicitors firms and barristers on the Australian Lawyers Directory who practise in Family Law. Some of them specialise in only Family Law, while others practise in other areas of law as well as Family Law.
Family lawyers advise on matters such as arrangements for children, property settlements and child support.
Changes to the Family Law Act 1975 require that parties attend family dispute resolution before they apply for parenting orders.
Family Lawyers can assist with advice on mediating a family law matter. Family Lawyers can advise a client on his or her rights and they can also represent a client in court if other dispute resolutions fail.
A Family Lawyer can help with advice in the first instance to give clients an understanding of Family Law and how they can proceed with their matter.
Family Lawyers can also assist where there are complex issues surrounding families and children.
Contact a Family Lawyer to ascertain your rights and to get advice.