Family Lawyers in Charlestown, Newcastle

At Berryman Partners we understand that family law issues generally and, in particular, the breakdown of a relationship, cause enormous stress and uncertainty about the future. We combine skills in listening, advising and supporting clients at what is frequently a time of great upheaval in their lives. Our Family Law team is experienced at guiding clients and their families through the many issues that can arise in relation to children, financial matters, and planning for the future.

Our services are personalised and professional. Whether you require assistance in negotiating a fair and reasonable property settlement, in protecting your children’s and your interests or in representing you in Court, we will keep you advised every step of the way.

You will find our family law team is approachable and diligent and willing to assist you to make the difficult decisions during what can be a stressful and emotional time. Our focus is on attaining the outcome that best suits you as efficiently as possible, thereby helping you get on with your life and limit your legal costs.

We also understand that a number of areas of law can overlap when a relationship breakdown occurs and our family law team has broad experience beyond family law issues, working closely with our other lawyers to provide you with a complete service.

Our family lawyers possess expertise in:

  1. Binding Financial Agreements (sometimes referred to as Pre-nuptial Agreements) before, during or after the breakdown of the relationship.

  2. Property matters – including property division, superannuation and financial issues for both marital and de facto relationships.

  3. Parenting issues – including access and shared parenting arrangements, parenting plans and/or orders and child support.

  4. Divorce applications.

  5. Spousal maintenance

  6. Making a new Will after separation.


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