Family Law Divorce & Mediation

Family Law Divorce & Mediation

Areas of Practice Description

The breakdown of a relationship can be one of the most stressful events you will meet in life, yet it is often also the time when you need to make some of the most important decisions about your future. It is important to ensure that you are fully informed and receiving realistic advice.

At Koffels we pride ourselves on making a difficult process as manageable and streamline as possible by being empathetic, approachable and pragmatic. Our lawyers provide a high standard of both legal and practical advice to suit your personal needs.

We will work to provide you with a swift and cost effective resolution of your affairs by utilising negotiation and mediation and if a resolution cannot be achieved, we will take the appropriate court action. You can be assured that we will keep you informed every step of the way.

At Koffels we have the skills to deal with all types of matters including complex corporate structures and trusts to challenging parenting cases. We deal with a wide range of people with varied and unique needs. We have legal partners across the globe who can also assist us with parenting and property matters internationally.

Koffels is a multi-faceted law firm and can provide in-house expertise in many areas of law which could be relevant to your circumstances which include Commercial Law, Wills and Estates, Property Law, Tax, Business Law, Employment Law, Conveyancing and Insolvency.


Koffels also has a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (mediator) available to assist parties in negotiating any matters relating to families and separation. Our FDRP provides a neutral and confidential environment for parties wanting to negotiate between themselves in an open and respectful way. Unless special circumstances apply, parties are generally require to attempt mediation prior to commencing court proceedings.

We can provide you with advice regarding:

  • Divorce
  • Property Settlements for Married, De Facto and Same Sex couples.
  • Financial Agreements
  • Parenting arrangements
  • Relocation
  • IVF and Surrogacy
  • Adoption
  • International Child Abduction
  • Child support
  • Maintenance
  • Restructuring of business affairs such as complex company structures, trusts and tax
  • Domestic Violence
  • Recovery and Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders
  • Airport Watch List Orders
  • Mediation

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