Family Law

In an area as sensitive and complex as family law, our experienced team can provide practical, straightforward and realistic legal advice focused on your unique family situation.

Family law issues will likely have significant long term financial, lifestyle and emotional consequences for both parties. We also understand that the outcome of your case will affect other members of your family, including children, grandparents and relatives. Doyle Wilson focuses on providing solutions that minimise emotional and financial hardship.

First and foremost we aim to prevent disputes. Where disputes do occur, we use our negotiation skills to attempt resolution in a timely manner. Where an agreement cannot be reached in the negotiation stages we have the skills and experience to represent you in court proceedings. We have represented many clients in the Family Courts of both Queensland and New South Wales. We will also advise you of other elements to consider, such as the terms of your will and the nomination of any beneficiaries under any superannuation or life insurance funds you hold.

Doyle Wilson has experience offering advice in the following areas:

  • Prenuptial financial agreements and advice
  • Separation and divorce
  • Property and financial settlements
  • Arrangements for children
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Domestic violence issues
  • De facto law
  • Family court appeals
  • Family provision legislative and wills
  • International disputes, including child abduction
  • Intervention orders
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Third party disputes

Before Marriage – Pre Nuptial Financial Agreements and Advice

Obtaining advice before marriage may minimise many problems incurred in separation and divorce later on.

Separation and Divorce

Our experienced team can advise you on how your property may be divided if you separate from your partner in the future. Gaining independent legal advice before or during the separation period is beneficial to ensure you understand the full range of legal solutions available to you and also to prepare you for the difficult period that lies ahead. Early advice is often important to ensure you receive the most beneficial property and financial settlement later on. If the decision to file for divorce is made, we are able to help you complete an application for divorce or respond to an application made by your spouse so that the divorce is granted as quickly as possible. Ending a marriage or de facto relationship is very emotional and we treat each matter with empathy and understanding.