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Australian Family Lawyers

Australian Family law issues are generally needed amidst times of high anxiety when it is difficult to make definite choices or consider the future with any clarity. Ghothane Family Lawyers in Melbourne consider the wellbeing of families during these negotiations while facilitating the most ideal outcome for our clients. Our Lawyers have the required experience in intervention, community law, and prosecution issues like separation, childcare, change management, and paternity. We understand the circumstance you face and will compassionately assist you with any issues that arise while determining arrangements that work for you and your family.

Our Family Law Services include assistance with:

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The breakdown of marriage can be troublesome and stressful as you make your way through this significant life change.

As well as understanding the deeper issues, we take care at the beginning of your separation to determine a way to navigate your separation or any other family law matters you may face. Our advice and direction is guided by what is most appropriate for your family’s circumstance and are designed to create a fruitful outcome.

We are Melbourne’s best family lawyer in understanding the emotions, practical issues, and complex financial decisions that arise when a marriage ends. We will direct you from start to finish through the separation period and all that follows on from it.


Post-separation Support and Spousal Maintenance

In Australia, spousal maintenance, known as “post-separation backing” and the “divorce settlement” may be granted where there is a pay inequality between the divorcing couple where one mate needs monetary help from the other to meet his/her sensible month-to-month needs.

Ghothane Lawyers undertakes insightful, detailed examination and encouragement in relation to spousal maintenance. This ensures that the potential spousal maintenance is guaranteed to meet your children’s need for support and equitable access to both parents. The assessment results in how spousal maintenance is paid or received.

Child Custody & Child Support

The term, “legitimate guardianship” is used describe how to determine which parent is best placed to make choices for a child, while “actual authority” creates the timetable by which each parent invests time and energy with their child/children. Child Support Payments are determined dependent on the unique conditions of each case. This includes each parent’s custodial time with the child/children, the related childcare costs paid by each parent and the income of each parent.

Our child support Australian family lawyers have experience gleaned from long-term involvement in determining favorable, workable childcare. We have experience in negotiating all the possible considerations, from genial co-nurturing to complex highly contentious circumstances. We determine the workable child support plans that are fitting for each case. We are also educated about circumstances such as outsider authority, same-sex guardianship, and the conventional issues that emerge in cases involving the nurturing and care of children.

To discuss what works best for your family while navigating divorce, contact us by phone on 1800 886 886 or email:

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Divorce simply recognizes that the marriage has ended but does not solve issues concerning  support, property distribution or arrangements for children.

Separated couples can reach a property settlement inside or outside of Court depending on the circumstances.

A consent order is a written agreement that is approved by a court. By signing consent orders parties agree that they  will abide by the terms in the order.  

Spousal Maintenance occurs when a partner has to maintain their ex-partner financially after a relationship ends. 

Parents are responsible for the financial support of their child/ren.

A parenting plan is a written agreement that sets out parenting arrangements for child/ren.