Are you experiencing a relationship breakdown and feeling daunted by the process of separation and not quite sure where to start?

Or have you been separated or divorced for a while, and need some help with managing the ongoing arrangement with your ex-partner?

At BTLawyers, our job is to help take the stress out of separation and divorce, and make the process as positive for you as possible. One of the things our clients always tell us is that they know we are in their corner – and we want to be in your corner, too.

When should you engage a family lawyer?

It’s never too early to contact us and have a confidential discussion. We will let you know what to expect throughout the process and what your rights and obligations are. Instead of worrying, let us answer your questions so that you can make informed decisions.

What do you need help with?

I AM GETTING MARRIED OR MOVING IN WITH MY PARTNER

I need help protecting my assets in advance of my marriage or commencing a defacto relationship.

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I AM THINKING ABOUT SEPARATING

I am considering separation and need advice on my rights, parenting and/or property matters.

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I HAVE RECENTLY SEPARATED

I need advice on my rights, parenting and/or property matters following separation.

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I WANT TO GET A DIVORCE

I need help with my divorce application.

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I AM IN A DEFACTO OR SAME SEX RELATIONSHIP

I am in a de facto or same sex relationship and need help with a family law matter

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I AM DIVORCED BUT NEED HELP WITH A PARENTING OR PROPERTY MATTER

I need advice on my rights, parenting and/or property matters following divorce.

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I AM EXPERIENCING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

I need help with a domestic violence situation.

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I HAVE EXISTING ORDERS BUT IT IS NO LONGER WORKING

I need help with either:

(a) enforcing my Orders
(b) a contravention application
(c) varying my existing orders

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I NEED TO FILE OR RESPOND TO COURT PROCEEDINGS

I need advice on the Court process, my options and assistance with preparing for Court.

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I NEED TO ATTEND MEDIATION

I need advice on the Mediation process, my options and assistance with preparing for mediation.

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Our Team

At BTLawyers, a Senior Lawyer will always directly manage your matter, and supervising Partner is always on hand to ensure we’re bringing the best thinking to your matter at all times.

Where do we work?

We primarily service the Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast areas in Australia, however we often work with clients who are based interstate, in a regional area or overseas.

Vanessa Hernandez
Vanessa HernandezSpecial Counsel
Heading up our Family Law Team is Vanessa Hernandez, Special Counsel for BTLawyers.  Vanessa has more than 10 years experience in dealing with Family Law Matters and will be your main point of contact.
Bruce Thomas
Bruce ThomasSupervising Partner
Supervising your matter is Bruce Thomas, Managing Partner of BTLawyers.  Bruce is an experienced litigator and negotiation expert.

Contact us

To discuss your family law matter in more detail, or to book in for a consultation, please email Vanessa on familylaw@btlawyers.com.au or book your consultation now.

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