Many folk when they hear the term family lawyer think in terms of their family’s lawyer who has been used for many years practising in every area of law which may relate to a family, for instance making a will, buying, a house managing the estate of loved one and all the things that the family lawyer might attend to one behalf of the family.
Other folk on hearing the term, think immediately a family lawyer, just does divorce.
The area of family law, however, is both broad ranging and focused in its field. The practice of family law requires a broad knowledge of almost every area of law that all other law practices cover, but is still focused on assisting the client emerge as unscathed as possible from the breakdown of a relationship, one of the most difficult times of their adult life.
Yes, we do “do divorce”, however we do much more than that. At Hadley Family Law, we understand that a relationship breakdown brings with it not only a rollercoaster of emotions, including grief and anger as well as family complexities but can also bring with it a complete upheaval of the previous financial life as well as a change in day-to-day arrangements for the care of children.
We understand the difficulties you face at a time of turmoil and we approached every case with sensitivity and respect.
Your situation may be unique to you, but it’s not a unique situation.
Hadley Family Law is a specialist or boutique practice. We practice only in family law, an area which covers the breakdown of relationships in either married or de facto situations, the care of children, appropriate division of property following a relationship breakdown and also planning for the future in new relationships, perhaps by way of prenuptial agreements or cohabitation agreements.
Sometimes the joy of bringing a new life into the world may require the assistance of a specialist family lawyer for assisted reproduction, surrogacy agreements or adoption processes.
With decades of experience in the practice of the family law, the principal, Suzanne Hadley, recognised by the Queensland Law Society as an Accredited Specialist in Family Law and Sybilla Francis and accredited family law specialist in the United Kingdom and practising exclusively in family law, we have the expertise to help you resolve your family law issues, whatever they may be. Our aim is to assist our clients navigate this time with dignity and respect to achieve the best outcome for our clients.