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There are times in all our lives when it’s wise to take legal advice. Buying or selling a home, planning inheritances and responding to the breakdown of a marriage can all be extremely stressful and emotional – so it’s important to have the right people looking after your interests. People you can trust. Based in the Lake Macquarie area, Sharon Moore Solicitors is a boutique law firm comprising highly respected lawyers, each of whom has a passion for delivering outstanding service in a friendly manner.CONTACT – SHARON MOORE SOLICITORS
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When you need comprehensive legal advice and representation, The Charlestown Law Firm is here for you. Solicitors Leon and Marie Anne provide personal legal services to clients throughout Newcastle, Belmont, Lake Macquarie and across the Hunter region. Our Solicitors understand legal proceedings can be overwhelming. You can rely on us to provide uncomplicated and professional legal services at all times.
The Charlestown Law Firm can provide legal representation for a number of practice areas, including criminal law, family law, commercial law, conveyancing and estate matters.CONTACT – THE CHARLESTOWN LAW FIRM
Our primary aim at Lake Macquarie City Legal is to serve the community. We pride ourselves on service to others and in our ability to take the sharp edges off the rigorous legal process for our clients.
As a client focused law firm, we strive to achieve high-level client satisfaction through the provision of accurate, reliable, practical and cost-effective legal services.
We are based in the Hunter region with our office in Belmont.CONTACT – LAKE MACQUARIE CITY LEGAL
If you are seeking legal advice and guidance to help you navigate a relationship breakdown or divorce, our family lawyers are here to help.
Specialising in divorce and separation, mediation services, binding financial agreements (prenups), parenting arrangements, property settlement, and consent orders – East Coast Law provides expert guidance and legal advice with empathy and understanding to our clients in Newcastle.CONTACT – EAST COAST LAW
Hebblewhite Lawyers is a family law firm in Newcastle NSW.
We provide family law services to clients throughout NSW.
It’s our mission to help people during a very challenging time in their life.
You can expect empathy, respect, honest fees and great communication.
Our team members were handpicked based on their exceptional knowledge of family law.CONTACT – HEBBLEWHITE LAWYERS
The Hunter Community Legal Centre (CLC) is an independent, not for profit, community legal centre funded by the State and Federal Attorneys General Departments. Hunter CLC gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the funding bodies.
Hunter CLC provides free legal advice and assistance services to disadvantaged people who live, work or study in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Great Lakes and Hunter Valley regions of New South Wales.
An empowered community that values equal access to justice and upholds and respects human rights.
To enhance access to justice and promote human rights in the Hunter Region by:
Turnbull Hill Lawyers has been providing professional legal services to the people and businesses of the Newcastle, Maitland, Sydney, Central Coast and Lake Macquarie regions, as well as the greater NSW since 1969. Since that time, by offering a high level of service and expertise to clients, our firm has expanded and we now offer a very comprehensive range of personal legal services and business legal services with one of Hunter’s most experienced team of solicitors.
Our law firm has a commitment to provide the highest possible level of professional advice and service to our clients in Newcastle, Maitland, Sydney, and the Central Coast. Our lawyers strive to provide legal advice which is practical and creative as a means of solving (wherever possible) clients’ problems and helping our clients achieve their goals from a legal perspective. As solicitors, we feel it is vital to appreciate a client’s objectives when formulating advice and legal documentation, and to that end we liaise closely with our clients to ascertain our client’s precise objectives in relation to their particular circumstances.CONTACT – TURNBULL HILL LAWYERS
Conditsis Lawyers is one of the leading law firms in Sydney, Newcastle, Gosford and the Central Coast.
Take Control. Get Conditsis Lawyers involved. Consists of three Accredited Specialists, two being Trial Advocates leading the Criminal law team plus Senior Solicitors in Family Law, Property & Conveyancing, Wills & Estate Law, Civil Litigation, Employment and Local Govt Law.
You can trust we have the experience and expertise, to ensure you achieve the best possible outcome.CONTACT – CONDITSIS LAWYERS
Based in the Newcastle suburb of Wallsend, Craney Family Solicitors represents clients throughout Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, as well as the Hunter and Central Coast areas, in all aspects of family law.
Our firm practices in all family law matters, including issues about the care of the children, property settlements, and divorce. Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, de-facto partner, husband or wife, we are here to assist you through the complicated family law process in this difficult time. We bring extensive experience and professionalism to every case and customise our support to your individual needs and concerns.
We pride ourselves on giving clear and understandable legal advice whilst always trying to obtain the best outcome possible. We are members of the Legal Aid Family Law Panel and the Legal Aid Domestic Violence Panel and happily accept both privately funded and legally aided clients.CONTACT – CRAYNEY FAMILY SOLICITORS
Solicitors Iain Gardiner and Tony Quinn have many years of experience in family law, wills and estates, commercial law and conveyancing. We have many years’ of experience in our field. Explore topics on this website or give us a call for expert and personal advice.
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We are located in Cardiff and Morisset, providing family law, company law and conveyancing services to clients throughout the Hunter including Cardiff, Wallsend, Maryland, Cameron Park and Macquarie Hills. We are easy to find in the main street of Cardiff and we have on-site parking.
Willa and Estates are also an important services we offer: We look after many clients Wills through Lake Macquarie and Newcastle including: Cardiff, Wallsend, Maryland, Lakelands, Hillsborough, Speers Point, New Lambton, Bolton Point.CONTACT – DAWSON & GARDINER SOLICITORS
Under the Family Law Act 1975, the grounds for divorce in Lake Macquarie is the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage, which can be proven by one of the following: 12 months separation with the consent of both parties, or without consent if certain conditions are met; or Adultery; or Unreasonable behaviour.
The best interests of the child are the paramount consideration in determining child custody in Lake Macquarie.
The court will consider a range of factors including the child’s relationship with each parent, the child’s emotional, social and educational needs, the capacity of each parent to provide for those needs, and any other relevant matter.
To obtain a restraining order in Lake Macquarie, an individual can apply to the court for a personal protection order. The application can be made in person or with the assistance of a lawyer.
The court will consider the evidence presented and may grant a restraining order if it is satisfied that the individual is at risk of harm from the other party.
Property is divided in a divorce in Lake Macquarie under the principles of the Family Law Act 1975. The court will consider the financial and non-financial contributions of each party to the marriage, the future needs of each party, and any other relevant matter in determining how to divide the property. This may include a monetary settlement, transfer of property, or a combination of both.