Leading Specialist Family Lawyers in Sydney & Newcastle

Navigate your Family Law journey with confidence and secure your best future.

We have Accredited Specialists in Family Law

Our mission is to secure your best future

Start Smart. Finish Strong.

You need to make the very best start with your separation; to get ahead of important decisions early on, in the right frame of mind and armed with expert advice.

After years of working with people experiencing separation, we know how important it is to start the separation process in a strong, informed and clear-minded place – we call this making a Smart Start.

To make sure you make a Smart Start, book a Initial Smart Start Appointment – the clearest, fastest and smartest start to your separation journey.

Best wishes as you make your fresh start.

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Feel the empowerment of knowing where you stand at an early stage.

Initial Smart Start Appointment $350

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The best way to start your Family Law Journey is with our Initial Smart Start Appointment

100+ 5 Star Google Reviews

Rae Linn

She kept us up to date with progress, and made it a smooth and easy process.

Tanya prepared our wills and associated documents. She was knowledgeable, informative and easy to talk to.

Yuqing Lin

All issues are dealt with confidence and details are communicated promptly.

Professional service! Great thanks to Kylie and Linsey for all the help.

Pat Davis

I can’t thank the team at Delaney Roberts enough for everything they’ve done for our family.

Anna Roberts has been amazing going out of her way to help me also a big thankyou to Kylie for all her work and especially Tim who walked me through the entire process and made me feel at ease whilst achieving the best outcome I could have hoped for. Thankyou again guys.

Christie Carroll

Would recommend they highly to anyone.

I had Linda Hackney look after my financial separation and Tanya Chapman prepare my Will and another matter I could not speak highly enough of both these ladies and their wonderful professional team.

Tim Papworth

I highly recommend Linsey Wilson for anyone looking for the best family specialist lawyer out there.

I cannot thank Linsey enough. Linsey and her team have been amazing through a pretty tough time and she truely is the best at what she does.

Kathleen Maley

Honest, reliable, hard working, an amazing advocate, practical, supportive and really approachable.

I have been a long standing client with Clare for 5 years and can honestly say that she is an amazing lawyer who has got my little family through one of the hardest times in our lives and we are now living our best lives thanks to all Clare’s hard work. I cannot thank her enough. Cannot recommend her enough!

Meet Your Team

We are a team of compassionate Lawyers who have chosen to specialise in Family Law so we can help individuals navigate periods of significant change to their family circumstances.

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Accredited Specialists in Family Law
Qualified Family Law Mediators

Family Law Smart Start Guide

Make your start in Family Law a Smart Start.

Our Smart Start Guide summarises all aspects of Family Law in Australia and includes practical case studies to help you understand how the legal processes will apply to you.

Smart Start Appointment eGuide

The smartest way to start your separation journey.

Developed after more than a decade of helping people, our Smart Start is the clearest, fastest and smartest way to start your Family Law separation journey.

Mediation eGuide

Be prepared to Mediate Property and Parenting disputes.

Our Mediation eGuide is an essential tool to understanding what Mediation is, when Mediation is necessary, how to prepare for your Mediation and how it can benefit you in your Family Law journey.

Advanced Estate Planning eGuide

Asset protection strategies and tax planning are crucial considerations that are too often overlooked in Estate Planning.

Find out what Estate Planning solutions are relevant to you and your family.

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for every client and their family.

Separation & Divorce

Separation & Divorce

Make your best start in the separation process by getting ahead of important decisions early on, in the right frame of mind and armed with expert advice.

Separating from an intimate partner is a decision that has far-reaching consequences. Get expert legal advice to understand your rights and obligations and how best to set yourself up so your separation goes as smoothly as possible.



Whether you want to keep your home, protect your business or have complex corporate and family trust structures, our commercially-focused team will help you to get your ideal outcome.

When it is time to divide your property following separation, you have one chance to set up your financial future. Maximise your outcome with our leading team of Specialist Family Lawyers.



Parenting issues in Family Law are time-sensitive and a delay of months, weeks or even days can impact on your outcome.

Are you having difficulty reaching an agreement with your former partner about parenting? Stop feeling lost or helpless. Our Specialist Family Lawyers will support and empower you to get the right parenting arrangements in place.



Book a fixed-fee Mediation quickly and easily with one of our FDRPs or Mediators. Our Lawyer Booking service streamlines the booking process for busy Family Lawyers.

Our Mediation service focuses on promoting timely dispute resolution with fixed-fee Mediations conducted by our FDRPs and Mediators who are also specialist Family Lawyers.

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Secure Your Best Future.

If you have a property, parenting or financial Family Law matter we can help you.