Family Lawyers Newcastle

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Separation is a stressful and uncertain time. Let us be your separation planning partner! We will help you set goals and give your more certainty about what your rights and obligations are when you are deciding to leave a relationship.

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Property division involves the division of your property and debts after separation so that you can move on and be financially independent. Find out early on what your rights and obligations are.

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Parenting arrangements are very time sensitive. We help you to secure parenting arrangements to ensure your children’s best interests are being protected at all times.

Estate Planning

Estate Planning is very important for both you and your family.  Don’t get caught out or cause your loved ones unnecessary stress and grief by putting off these important matters until it’s too late. 

Estate Litigation

Inheritance disputes and disputes in relation to the Adminstration of a Deceased Estate can cause considerable angst between family members and delay or restrict access to your rightful entitlements. Our Estate Litigation Lawyers can help you to protect and advance your inheritance and/or the proper Administration of your loved one’s Estate. 

Family Estate Disputes

Inheritance disputes and disputes in relation to the Adminstration of a Deceased Estate can cause considerable angst between family members and delay or restrict access to your rightful entitlements. Our Estate Litigation Lawyers can help you to protect and advance your inheritance and/or the proper Administration of your loved one’s Estate. 

ANNA ROBERTS

Director, Senior Solicitor & Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

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Anna specialises in complex Family Law property divisions involving family business interests.

Anna Roberts is an accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, Director and Mediator. She has a niche practice representing the spouses of high-income professionals and executives in relation to the division of complex property and investment holdings, including business structures, as well as parenting arrangements and spousal maintenance.

Linda Hackney

Special Counsel

Linda is highly regarded as an experienced Family Lawyer who resolves complex property settlements including those with businesses, Self Managed Super Funds and insolvency issues.

Linda is Senior Lawyer with over 20 years’ experience specialising in Family Law who is highly regarded by her colleagues in the Newcastle Family Law fraternity. She joined Delaney Roberts Family Lawyers as Special Counsel in September 2020. 

Linsey Wilson

Senior Associate Solicitor & Accredited Specialist (Family Law)

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Linsey is an experienced advocate who regularly appears before Judges in relation to urgent interim applications and complex parenting and property matters.

Linsey understands the unique challenges faced by individuals engaged in the Family Law process and aims to build a strong working relationship with her clients. Wherever possible she assists her clients to negotiate favourable settlements and avoid the delays, costs and stress of court proceedings. 

Blaise Minter

Senior Associate Solicitor

Blaise is an experienced Lawyer who specialises in advising those who need assistance with their division of property post separation, ensuring that they get what they deserve.

With over 7 years’ experience working in a Sydney boutique law firm, Blaise’s’ practice is now primarily focused on assisting separated couples with the division of their property assets. 

 

Fiona Johnson

Senior Associate Solicitor & Accredited Specialist (Family Law)

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Fiona is very experienced in complicated parenting and property arrangements and child support issues, particularly vulnerable and high risk cases.

Prior to working as a solicitor Fiona worked for the Department of Human Services for both Centrelink and Child Support across the Hunter and in Sydney. She uses this knowledge and the skills that she gained to support and guide her clients through the child support appeal process in particular.

Monique Allan

Associate Solicitor

Monique’s practice focuses on formalising property divisions and parenting arrangements for people that have reached or almost reached agreement.

Monique joined Delaney Roberts Family Lawyers as an Associate Solicitor in July 2020 and has practiced almost exclusively in the area of Family Law since her admission as a solicitor in 2016.

Jade Coshaw

Associate Solicitor

Jade specialises in assisting military, police and government personnel to manage complex family law issues.

Jade Coshaw specialises in assisting military, police and government personnel to manage complex family law issues. She regularly deals with cases involving relocations, frequent deployment, service-related health issues and defined superannuation benefits.

Clare McAteer

Associate Solicitor

Clare displays a masterful approach to resolving Family Law property matters complicated by an intersection with other legal issues.

Clare displays a masterful approach to resolving Family Law property matters complicated by an intersection with other legal issues. She has a proven record for obtaining excellent outcomes for clients involving second marriages, inheritances, family loans and third-party interests in property.

Advanced Estate Planning Guide

Over the last 10 years or so there has evolved an increasing responsibility for Solicitors and other advisors to ensure that clients are aware of the legal solutions available to protect their Estates (current and future assets) and give effect to their Estate Planning intentions.

Notwithstanding, many Solicitors and other advisors continue to adopt a basic approach to Estate Planning only and do not offer any service to address Advanced Estate Planning considerations and solutions.

The purpose of this Guide is to provide a brief overview of the considerations and solutions relevant to our Advanced Estate Planning service.

Family Law Smart Start Guide

Marriage or relationship breakdown is one of the most stressful life events that you will encounter.

Our unique and exclusive Family Law Guide contains important information to help you take control and make a fresh start after separation.

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