family law and divorce

We can take all family law cases - big and small

While other family law firms may be reluctant to take some cases due to business considerations, we at Bainbridge Legal believe that the practice of family law is about people over profits. Regardless of whether you simply need assistance filling in an application for divorce or whether you need a practitioner to act for you throughout complicated parenting and property related family law litigation, Bainbridge Legal can help you protect your interests.

At Bainbridge Legal we have a wide variety of experience in family law matters from property proceedings to parenting issues, and from child support agreements to binding financial agreements. We can generally settle more than 95% of our family law cases without having to proceed to a costly final hearing. Our ability to negotiate an acceptable settlement during the early stages of family law proceedings can often result in significant savings to our clients.

At Bainbridge Legal we are available to assist you resolve your family law matter, whatever outcome you are seeking.

Parenting matters in family law cases

At Bainbridge Legal we are able to give you genuinely practical advice on the range of family law orders that might be acceptable for your personal situation and how the Court will go about determining the best interests of your child. We can help you negotiate parenting orders by consent or, where agreement between the parties cannot be obtained, through a defended hearing. Bainbridge Legal can assist you obtain parenting orders through the Family Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit Court.

marriage breakdown and divorce

Property matters in family law cases

At Bainbridge Legal we are available to guide you through and explain the four-step process used by the court to determine your entitlement to property after the breakdown of your marriage or de facto relationship.

We can assist you negotiate a property settlement with a view towards a binding financial agreement or consent orders, or we can provide legal representation for a contested hearing in those cases where settlement is not achievable.

Bainbridge Legal can assist you obtain property orders through the Family Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit Court.