‘Your now is not your forever’.
The breakdown of your relationship, marriage or family unit can be one of the most emotionally, financially and spiritually draining experiences of your life.
The thought of reaching out for help can feel overwhelming but it doesn’t need to be.
At Coastal Lawyers, we offer a judgment-free and confidential space where you can discuss your unique situation. We will guide you through the process with empathy and understanding.
We are passionate about encouraging negotiations, preserving the co-parenting relationship and avoiding court where possible.
Coastal Lawyers can assist you with all areas of Estate Planning including uyour Will, Enduring Power of Attorney and Enduring Guardian
Fixed Fee Divorce
You can lodge an ‘Application for Divorce’ 12 months after the date of separation.
At Coastal Lawyers, we offer a a fixed fee divorce package starting at $1,100 (plus court filing fee).
It is important to remember that time limits apply to bring a property settlement.
Coastal Lawyers are passionate about assisting you to preserve your co-parenting relationship and reducing any conflict for your children.
Maintance + Child Support
A maintenance application can be a helpful application if you do not have immediate access to finances or financial support after separation.
We can also guide you through the Child Support process including drafting Child Support Agreements.
Coastal Lawyers can provide you with legal advice and representation not only in your family law matter but any associated ADVO proceedings.
Kristal is on the Legal Aid domestic violence panel.
Many clients find it easier to have a lawyer negotiate with their former partner on their behalf.
Negotiation can take the place in the form of legally assisted mediation, correspondence with your former partner or assisting you with advice ‘behind the scenes’.
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“The breakdown of a relationship doesn’t need to be viewed as a personal failure. It can be embraced as a new beginning.”
— Coastal Lawyers.
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Ending a relationship, whether be a separation or a divorce, can be a pretty rough time personally and financially. But there are services who can help.
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There is so much focus in our modern world (particularly on mums) to have “balance”. I mean of course we have to balance work, home, kids, social life, exercise, eating right and doing all of the things and make sure that every area of life is in perfect flow at all times!
But that’s bull!