Marriage or De Facto Relationship breakdown or separation, is an emotional and traumatic experience often leading to conflict and hostility.
At Lynn & Rowland we know that early and timely advice as to your rights and options is essential if you are to make informed decisions about your future, the division of assets and arrangements for children.
Sometimes the most stressful aspect of relationship breakdown is not knowing your legal rights or the options you have, often leading to hasty and unwise decisions resulting in a party not receiving his or her proper entitlement.
We endeavour to assist clients to finalise matters in dispute in an amicable, cost effective manner with minimal delay and stress to the parties through alternative dispute resolution prior to initiating court action, however, if a matter cannot be resolved, Lynn & Rowland have a proven ability and an excellent track record of achieving successful outcomes in Courts.
Our Extensive Range of Family Law Services
A divorce can take as little as 6 months to finalise. Whether you have been married 2 weeks or 20 years, we can help you separate amicably on a final basis.
Binding Financial Agreements
Binding Financial Agreements
A Binding Financial Agreement or BFA is also known as a pre-nup if it is made before or during a relationship.
A pre-nup is an agreement made before or during a relationship that solidifies what will happen if you separate in the future.
We are an LGBT friendly company and do our best to support the community. Whether you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or identify in any other way, you have the same rights as any other individual and we will protect your rights.
Children are the most important party in family law matters. Whatever your circumstances, we can provide advice on how to move forward with your life while keeping the best interests of your children paramount.
Moving on from a long relationship can be a daunting idea for some partners. Spousal maintenance is a sum of money paid to you to help with financial hardship. Contact us today to see if you qualify for spousal maintenance.
Whether you have financial concerns, or an apprehension of physical harm, we can help you make those first steps to a safe and secure future.
Children can be difficult to share between parents. We can help you achieve a suitable time-on time-off arrangement, including important dates such as holidays, birthdays, mother’s and father’s days etc.
Who gets the kids? How often do I have a right to see my kids? Often parents will restrict their ex-partner’s time with the children. If this has happened to you, please call our office to discuss your rights.
If you have mixed funds, or have been entirely dependant on your partner, a financial settlement may be necessary to secure your future. This can be achieved by Court Order (if both parties agree) or Binding Financial Agreement.
Surrogacy is a developing practice whereby one party agrees to give birth to a child for another party. Do you have a written agreement? What are the risks? Please call to arrange an initial consult.
If you are involved in adoption or are considering adopting, we can help you with the process. We can provide advice as to your rights to see and spend time with an adopted child, or alternatively the child’s rights as an adopted individual to a family.