Family Law Experts

Family law is a highly emotional and complex area of law where families navigate through parenting, property and relationships disputes.​

During these times, you need a competent and experienced family law expert who understands what you are going through, thinks carefully and proactively on your behalf and knows how to represent you for the best possible outcome.​

If you want to understand your rights, contact Salerno Law and discover why we are Gold Coast’s best family lawyers.

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Divorce ends the relationship between you and your former partner. Timelines may affect your divorce matter, in particular, property settlements, estate planning and business structures and so it is important to seek experienced legal advice urgently.

Reaching an agreement with your former partner can be stressful. The way that your property is shared will depend on the individual circumstances. Property includes all assets and debts owned by both people, whether it is in both names, or just one person’s name.

Obtaining legal advice and preparing parenting arrangements early on in your separation or before separation can decrease conflict, costs and provide your children with stability during separation and beyond in accordance with Australian family law.

Domestic Violence affects people from all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds within our community. Domestic Violence is generally behaviour that is physically, sexually, emotionally, psychologically, or economically abusive. At Salerno Law we can assist you in gaining protection if your safety is threatened.

Statistically a second or third marriage has an extremely high risk of failing and dividing assets multiple times in life and at an older age can be financially devastating for all parties. Thus, having arrangements in place in the case that your relationship may not stand the test of time is a logical consideration for couples.

Litigation in family law is considered the last resort for those needing to divide property and make arrangements for parenting. However, families are complex and separation often increases the conflict between parties already strained relationships. So, if you wish to pursue proceedings, please contact us.

A recovery order is an order of the Court that can require a child to be returned to a parent, a person with a parenting order or someone with parental responsibility for the child. If your child is taken from their home country without permission or authorisation, then the Hague Convention may apply.

Entering a surrogacy arrangement to bring your child into the world, r becoming a surrogate must be carefully considered. Surrogacy on a fee paid basis is illegal in Australia, however surrogacy agreements can be entered into on an altruistic basis whereby the surrogate mother can be reimbursed for expenses related to the pregnancy.

At Salerno Law, we encourage and assist you to resolve your matter with the other party by agreement. Mediation is a fast and cost-effective alternative to litigation. Mediation is the process where the parties to a dispute meet with a neutral third party (the mediator) to assist them to make agreements and resolving the issues in one meeting.

Book Your Consultation

If your case can be settled without going to court, this is usually best for everyone. To find out if alternative dispute resolution is appropriate for you case, book a consultation with an expert at Salerno Law. Call us on +61 7 5575 8011 to get in touch with our QLD office or +61 8 9169 2206 to reach our WA office.

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