Juliana Smith
BN (MID) LLB GDLP - Principal Lawyer

Heidi Keighran
LLB (Hons) GDLP - Associate Lawyer

03 5444 1181
admin@jslaw.com.au

Family Law (Marriage,
De Facto and Divorce Law)

  • Divorce in Australia including preparing and serving divorce papers
  • Legal separation issues
  • De Facto relationships
  • Same Sex relationships
  • Annulment of marriages
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Property settlements
  • Binding financial agreements
  • Family mediation and settlement conferences
  • Legal representation at Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia
  • Domestic and family violence and intervention orders (IVOs)
  • Application for Consent Orders -property and parenting matters

Children and Parenting

  • Child support and enforcement of payments
  • Parenting plans for children’s living arrangements and visitation
  • Parental rights, father’s rights and grandparent’s rights
  • Guardianship of children
  • Adoption
  • Children’s Court
  • Mediation advice
  • Custody arrangements and parenting responsibility

Family Violence/Intervention Orders

  • Family violence advice regarding legal issues
  • Representation at Magistrates Court

Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT)

  • Assistance with applications to VOCAT

Criminal Law

  • Advice and representation Magistrates Court and County Court Matters
  • Summary and indictable crime
  • Traffic matters
  • Theft
  • Assault
  • Drug offences
  • Sexual assault
  • Property offences