Specialist Services

Although our speciality is Family Law… we know it is important to offer our clients a comprehensive list of legal support. There is nothing worse than finding a lawyer you like and finding they can’t look after all of your legal needs.

 

Here is a list of all the legal services we can help you with. If you don’t see what you want here, ask us by calling  (03) 8742 3199… we are here to help you every step of the way.

Family Law
  • Divorce
  • De facto property
  • Married property
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Child support
  • Child protection
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Binding Financial agreements
  • Recovery orders
  • Passport applications
  • Enforcement of orders/contraventions
  • Complex matters involving bankruptcy or creditors after separation
  • Variation of final orders.


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Crimes, Family Violence
  • Intervention orders
  • Police charges on breach of intervention orders.
Criminal
  • Police charges that can be heard summarily
  • General advice on police matters and before record of interview taken
  • Court appearances.
Civil Disputes and Debts
  • Civil litigation
  • Debt recovery
  • Contract disputes.
Commercial
  • Building and Construction Law
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution and Mediation
  • Commercial Contracts- Advice and Document Preparation for Businesses
  • Contractual Disputes and Civil Law Remedies
  • Business Start Ups- Advice on Structure, Tax, Concessions and Legal Planning
  • Company Law/Compliance/Insolvency
  • Debt Recovery and Enforcement of Judgement Debts
  • Solicitor’s Certificates/advice on Mortgage & Loan Contracts
  • Securing your loans with Mortgage or Caveat over borrower’s land.
Conveyancing
  • Purchase or sale
  • Gift transfers and other special transfers.
Personal Injury
  • Work injuries and other civil claims
  • Death and class action claims.
Probate
  • Acting for executors of wills
  • Acting for personal representatives where there is no will
  • Supreme Court disputes over wills or the distribution of estates
  • Part IV Claims (Family Provision for family members left out of will)
  • Survivorship applications (transfers between joint owners when one has died).
Power of Attorney
  • Legal and financial
  • Medical
  • Guardianship issues and VCAT
  • General enduring or specific powers.
Wills
  • Try our online Estate Planning tool: the most efficient and effective way to have a lawyer prepare your Will.
  • Mirror wills for husband and wife
  • Mirror wills for domestic partners
  • General estate planning
  • Complex wills with testamentary trusts to keep assets within the family.
Finance/Property
  • Refinance of mortgages
  • Transfers of land for gifts, trusts, family law arrangements
  • Caveats
  • Land Titles Office applications to remove caveats.

FINANCIAL/INSURANCE PLANNING AND FINANCIAL ADVICE CERTIFICATES FOR LOAN DOCUMENTS

We have access to Insurance Brokers and Financial Planners who can arrange to meet you to discuss the best rates they can achieve to meet your insurance and financial products needs.

FREE 3 MINUTE LEGAL AND FINANCIAL HEALTH CHECK

If you would like to know if any of your legal and financial matters need to be put into order or obtain free advice on how to improve your situation, simply email us a request for the Financial & Legal HEALTH CHECK.

FREE MORTGAGE BROKER SERVICE

It may seem a little strange… a legal firm offering a FREE mortgage broker service. However, when you really think about it… it makes perfect sense. This way all of your property needs are taken care of in the one place.

 

If you have a finance enquiry, our mortgage broker can advise you which of the banks or building societies may approve a loan or refinance for you and what finance you need. The rules about penalties on switching have changed. You may be able to save hundreds or even thousands of dollars each year simply by switching banks.

 

To request this service… Call (03) 8742 3199 who will arrange for our broker to contact you to discuss your finance options. If it is better for you they can meet you at your home, at a time convenient to you.