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How We Help

We understand the difficulties often encountered by parties following separation
and assist clients to achieve both short and long term objectives.

Our Lawyers specialise in:
·  Separation & Divorce
·  Property Divisions
·  Parenting Arrangements
·  Family Estate Planning & Estate Administration
·  Family Provision (Contested Will) Claims

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ANNA ROBERTS

Director, Senior Solicitor &
Family Dispute
Resolution Practitioner

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.

 

ANNA ROBERTS

Director, Solicitor &
Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

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

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.  

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.

Linsey Wilson

Senior Associate Solicitor & Accredited Specialist (Family Law)

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.

Linsey Wilson

Senior Associate Solicitor & Accredited Specialist (Family Law)

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

Blaise Minter

Senior Associate Solicitor

Blaise is an experienced Contested Litigation Lawyer who speciallises in assisting Willmakers and their Executors to preserve Estate Assets for Intended Beneficiaries.

Blaise is experienced in applications for grants of probate, letters of administration and reseals, and dealing with the various issues that may arise in the administration of complex estates. She is also experienced in estate planning, contested estate litigation, family provision applications and probate suits, acting for both estates and claimants.

Blaise Minter

Senior Associate Solicitor

Blaise is experienced in applications for grants of probate, letters of administration and reseals, and dealing with the various issues that may arise in the administration of complex estates.

Fiona Johnson

Associate Solicitor Accredited Specialist (Family Law)

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.

Fiona Johnson

Associate Solicitor

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

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.

Monique Allan

Associate Solicitor

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.

Jade Coshaw

Associate Solicitor

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

Rebecca Wosman

Associate Solicitor

Rebecca has advanced knowledge of Estate Planning which she applies to develop bespoke Estate Planning strategies that protect assets and enable effective tax planning.

Rebecca is a passionate Estate Planning and Estate Litigation Lawyer. She assists separated individuals and families with the timely execution of essential Estate Planning strategies and represents both claimants and Executors of deceased estates in relation to Family Provision Claims in the Supreme Court.

Rebecca Wosman

Associate Solicitor

Rebecca has advanced knowledge of Estate Planning which she applies to develop bespoke Estate Planning strategies that protect assets and enable effective tax planning.

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.

Clare McAteer

Associate Solicitor

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

Advanced Estate Planning Guide

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.

Advanced Estate Planning Guide

Advanced Estate Planning Guide

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