Family Lawyers:

Accredited Specialists in Family Law  |  Award Winners in Family Law  |  Trusted by locals for over 20 years

With an accredited specialist in Family Law leading our Family Law team, Our Lawyers is best qualified to handle your family law matters. Our family lawyers are located in the Southern Highlands, Mittagong, Bowral and Picton. We understand the importance reflecting on whether you need a family lawyer for your situation. If you are looking for more information you may find these family law resources helpful:

Southern Highlands Family Law Accredited Specialist:
Compassionate Guidance Through Divorce and Family Separation

Navigating the complexities of Family Law matters requires not only legal expertise but also a sensitive and compassionate approach. In the Southern Highlands and Wollondilly, including Bowral, Mittagong and Picton, our team of dedicated Family Lawyers brings a deep understanding of the emotional and legal challenges that accompany family separations and divorce. We recognize the immense pressures these situations can place on individuals, families, and especially children.

Our Lawyers is a client-centered family law firm, focusing on guiding you through these difficult times with empathy and understanding. Whether you are facing divorce or other family law issues, our Divorce Lawyers are committed to delivering the best possible outcomes in a timely and cost-effective manner. Our expertise extends to a range of family law matters, ensuring that your rights and interests are protected every step of the way.


Family Law Services:

At Our Lawyers, our team of Family Lawyers is dedicated to offering you comprehensive and empathetic family law services for a diverse range of family law matters. We understand the unique challenges and emotional intricacies of family disputes, particularly in the Southern Highlands and Wollondilly, including Bowral, Mittagong and Picton. Our commitment is to provide you with honest, straightforward, and practical advice, aiming to resolve your family law issues without unnecessary delays and expenses. Our legal team is results-oriented, with a focus on achieving amicable solutions that serve the best interests of you and your family. We specialize in all areas of family law, offering attentive and compassionate representation tailored to your specific needs

Family Lawyers in Southern Highlands

. Our services encompass a wide range of family law aspects, including:

  • Navigating the complexities of Divorce and De Facto separations.
  • Handling Property settlement matters with a special focus on complex and high-net-worth cases.
  • Advising on Spouse maintenance to ensure fair outcomes.
  • Assisting with Child support arrangements to safeguard your child’s future.
  • Developing comprehensive Parenting Plans for the well-being of your children.
  • Resolving Parenting disputes, including those involving complex issues.
  • Representing grandparents to uphold their valuable role in the family structure.

    Choosing the right family law services is crucial in navigating the often complex and personal challenges you may face. In the Southern Highlands and Wollondilly, including Bowral, Mittagong and Picton, it’s essential to find Family Lawyers or Divorce Lawyers who not only have the legal expertise but also understand your unique situation and needs. The ideal legal team should offer a blend of knowledge, experience, and a personal approach that aligns with your specific circumstances, whether it’s a straightforward divorce, a high-net-worth property settlement, or a sensitive parenting dispute. By selecting a law firm that prioritizes a customized approach, you ensure that your legal representation is not just proficient in the law but also attuned to the nuances of your personal story, thereby facilitating a more satisfactory and effective resolution.

Navigating Your Family Law Journey: Essential FAQs for Clarity and Support

Welcome to our comprehensive FAQ section, where we address your most pressing questions about family law in New South Wales. Whether you’re navigating a divorce, dealing with child custody matters, or facing complex property settlements in the Southern Highlands, Bowral, Mittagong, or beyond, our expert Family and Divorce Lawyers are here to provide you with clear, accurate, and empathetic guidance. Our aim is to help you understand the intricacies of family law in NSW and Australia wide, ensuring that you feel informed and supported throughout your legal journey. These FAQs are designed to offer insights into the most common issues faced by individuals and families in family law, reflecting our commitment to delivering professional, compassionate, and tailored legal services.

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    Why use Our Lawyers for your Family Law matter?

    Family Law matters can be some of the most challenging and sensitive within our legal system. Family separations, divorce and associated matters can place extreme pressures on individuals, families and children.

    Our Lawyers understands these issues and combines their knowledge, compassion and empathetic approach to guide their clients through one of the most difficult times in their lives to achieve the best possible outcome for them and their family in a timely and cost-effective manner.

    What does a Family Lawyer do?

    A family lawyer works with you to understand the issues in your matter and provide practical and appropriate legal advice to reach a resolution for you and your family.

    The first step is to attend an initial consultation where we sit with you to understand you, your family and the history of the matter. This is one of the most important meetings with your family lawyer as it helps you to understand the process, discuss the issues relevant to you and develop a way forward to work toward a resolution.

    The services a family lawyer provides depends on the needs of the particular matter and client. Our family lawyers do the following:

    • Provide realistic and practical legal advice;
    • Advise and guide you through the settlement process, including representation at mediation or family dispute resolution process;
    • Negotiate settlements for both financial and parenting matters;
    • Drafting of settlement documents and implementation of settlement;
    • If negotiation is not successful, commence proceedings and represent clients throughout litigated family law matters in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia;
    • Advice on, prepare Divorce Applications and attend Divorce Hearings.
    What services do most Family Lawyers provide in NSW?

    In New South Wales, Family Lawyers offer comprehensive legal services in matters like divorce, child custody, parenting matters, and property settlements. They provide expert advice, court representation, and assist in negotiating agreements that best serve you and your family’s interests, adhering to federal and NSW legislation.

    When should I consider hiring a Family Lawyer?

    If you’re encountering legal issues related to family matters such as divorce, child support, custody or considering separation, in NSW including the Southern Highlands, Bowral, or Mittagong, it’s wise to consult a Family Lawyer. They ensure your rights are protected and guide you through legal processes.

    What can I expect in my first consultation with a Family Lawyer?

    When preparing for your initial meeting with a Family Lawyer, it’s crucial to not only discuss your situation and understand your legal needs but also to consider the importance of finding a lawyer who is the right fit for your specific case. This meeting is an opportunity to explore the legal options available and gauge the lawyer’s expertise and approachability. 

    How are child custody decisions made in NSW?

    In Australia, child custody decisions are made considering the child’s best interests, including factors like age, health, and psychological and safety wellbeing of the child. Family Lawyers in NSW can help you navigate these criteria to reach the best outcome for your children.

    What does property settlement entail in NSW family law?

    Property settlements in NSW involve dividing assets and debts post-separation. This process, which can be complex, especially in high-net-worth cases in areas like the Southern Highlands, requires legal expertise to ensure a fair and equitable division.

    What is the timeframe for a divorce process in NSW?

    The duration of a divorce and settlement negotiations in NSW can vary from several months to over a year, depending on the case’s complexity. A skilled Divorce Lawyer can provide a more specific timeline considering your personal circumstances and help expedite the process where possible.

    Contact Us

    Southern Highlands Office: 87 Main Street, Mittagong, NSW 2575

    Picton Office: 13e/150-158 Argyle St, Picton NSW 2571

    PO BOX: PO Box 150, Mittagong, NSW 2575

    Phone: (02) 4872 4004

    Fax: (02) 4872 4216

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    Visiting Our Lawyers office in the Southern Highlands can be an excuse to relax and experience Australia's most beautiful destination. The Southern Highlands, also known locally as the Highlands, is an area of New South Wales located 110 kilometres south-west of Sydney. Governed by the local government area of Wingecarribee Shire, this region is considered a major wine-producing area of the state. With a range of commercial towns, such as Mittagong, Bowral, Moss Vale, Bundanoon and Robertson, as well as Berrima - a historically significant town - the Southern Highlands is made up of a vast selection of villages and residential areas. Burradoo, Sutton Forest, Colo Vale, Avoca, Yerrinbool, Exeter and Welby are just some of the many villages that make up this remarkable and beautiful region.