The Gold Coast Community Legal Centre can provide advice and assistance on a wide range of family law issues, including:

  • Parenting matters, including issues about parental responsibility, living and care arrangements, and specific issues such as travel overseas and passports
  • Parenting plans, consent orders and court orders
  • Child support
  • DNA testing and parentage
  • Property settlement advice
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Grandparent’s rights
  • Separation
  • Divorce
  • Same sex couple parenting and property issues
  • Recovery of children
  • Contraventions of court orders
  • Applications to courts of the family law jurisdiction
  • Queensland child protection matters

Our Solicitors can provide preliminary advice on property settlement matters only. They are unable to draft property settlement documents or sign certificates of independent legal advice.

If we are unable to give advice or assist on any of the above matters, we will make appropriate referrals to organisations that may be able to provide that legal service.

Specialist Family Law Solicitor

We understand that family law issues can be complex and emotionally-charged matters. It is important to our Centre that we provide Gold Coasters with services that match a significant need in our community.  Since 2016, the Centre has employed a specialist family law solicitor who is able to advise on all of the above areas of family law and child protection matters. They may also provide urgent casework assistance (not legal representation) subject to our Centre’s capacity and the approval of the Centre’s family law team. If you have a complex matter, our Solicitors can make internal referrals to the family law specialist to give you more tailored advice.

Please call us on 07 5532 9611 if you need an appointment relating to family law matters,or complete our online Booking Form.

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