Separation Lawyer Brisbane

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Separation is when you stop living together as a couple, even if you are still living in the same house.  You do not need to get permission or your partner’s agreement.  If you are new to Australia or worried about your residency, get legal help from your trusted separation lawyer in Brisbane.

I have just separated, what should I do now?

Separating from a long-term partner can be a stressful and overwhelming process. Although, you do not have to apply for a separation, there are still many important matters that you will need to consider and deal with. After separation, many couples will need to:

To protect your present and future interests, it is important to engage a separation lawyer that understands the family law process, your needs and the extensive circumstances that may need to be considered. Our separation solicitors in Brisbane are experienced, thorough and pragmatic.

You owe it to yourself and to your family to seek comprehensive advice to ensure that your decisions are well informed and are in your best interests. Love Family Lawyers are here to help and will guide you through this process.

You can speak to one of our separation lawyers today by phoning (07) 3390 2344.

What will happen if I leave the family home?

If you do leave the family home, you will not lose your rights to the house, your belongings or any other assets of the relationship.

If you do need to leave your home urgently, it is best to take all your legal and financial papers with you, such as:

Will I still be entitled to my share in the property?

Yes, you will be entitled to your share even if you leave the family home.  To find out more about Property Settlement, see our dedicated property settlement information page.

How long do I have to wait before I can get a divorce?

To find out information about divorce see our dedicated divorce information page

Who will get custody of the children if we separate?

If there is a dispute in relation to the arrangements for the children you should seek legal advice to resolve matters as quickly as possible.

To find out information about children’s matters see our children’s matter information page

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