DIRECTORY OF SERVICES
Our Lawyers assists clients in the area of family law and have extensive experience in all aspects, including parenting, relocation and complex financial matters. Our Lawyers provides their clients with compassion and a sympathetic approach to guide them step by step to reach the best possible outcome through what can be challenging and sensitive times.
Parent Line NSW provides telephone counselling, parenting strategies and referrals for parents and carers of children aged 0-18 across NSW. Our counsellors assist parents going through separation to address issues arising for children such as difficult behaviour, emotional difficulties, transitions from one home to another as well as mental health concerns.
We are open 9am to 9pm Mondays to Fridays and 4pm to 9pm at weekends and our counsellors are all fully trained professionals with a wealth of experience in assisting families through difficult transitions.
Parenting Orders Program
Touchstone Adolescent Counselling
Relationship Education Program
Family Safety Program
Our Family Law team is smart, down to earth, commercially real, easy to deal with, fair with fees and in your corner when you need us most.
The specialised team of lawyers who practice exclusively in Family law believe that every relationship is unique and after a relationship break-down people need a flexible mix of good advice, strong representation and an understanding of the emotion involved. The Family Law team can provide you with assistance in any of the following areas:
- Property Settlement
- Children’s Issues
- Child Support
- Spousal Maintenance
- Delayed Settlement
- Collaborative Law
- Superannuation Issues
- Superannuation Splitting
- Court Action
- Change in Child’s Surname
- Shared Parental Responsibility
- Best Interests of the Child
- Prenuptial Agreements (Pre-Nupts)
- Binding Financial Agreements
- Termination Agreements
- Co-Habitation Agreements
- De Facto Relationships
- Same Sex Couples
- Family Trusts
- Discretionary Trusts
- Family Businesses
- Associated Business Matters
- Relocation Issues
- Recovery Orders
- Equal Time
- Amending Court Orders
- Concern for child being taken out of Australia
Led by Principal Solicitor Samuel La Delfa, Samuel Jones Legal Services is a vibrant, up to date Macarthur based law firm with a progressive and innovative attitude. We offer a comprehensive range of legal services including:
* Property law and conveyancing including buying and selling property and businesses
* Business and commercial law including leases
* Family law including divorce, children’s matters and property settlements
* Wills, deceased estates and powers of attorney
* Criminal law including driving offences
* Debt recovery
* Insurance Law
We are committed to providing you with the best service possible and pride ourselves on our success. You can be confident that you will be treated with respect and understanding and that we will strive to bring you the best possible results.
We offer premium legal services at cost-effective rates and deliver them through a team of highly qualified and experienced legal professionals.
Contact us to arrange a consultation with our Campbelltown Lawyers on 02 4627 6411.
- The Service provides counselling to individuals and families who have experienced the death of someone close to them.
- Individuals who are in the terminal phases of illness and their families are also offered counselling.
- In addition the Service offers bereavement education – talks and workshops.
- Support groups are held when specific needs are identified e.g widows groups, death of a child.
We act in children’s care and protection matters, family law parenting, financial and divorce. We accept clients with grants of legal aid for protection matters but not for family law matters.
AREAS OF LAW
FAMILY LAW | CONVEYANCING | CARE & PROTECTION | WILLS & ESTATES |CRIMINAL LAW
visit us at http://www.stanfords.com.au
Kelly Stanford is the principal lawyer of the firm and is assisted by a great team of Lawyers and Support Staff.
Scott Amos and Sarah Kermode both practice in Conveyancing, Family Law and Care and Protection. In addition Sarah has an interest in Criminal Law and is available to assist clients with driving offences and criminal charges.
The practice is open Monday to Saturday and offers after hours and Saturday appointments to our clients who are currently working and unable to make appointments during office hours.
The program helps women aged over 18 living in the Wollongong Local Government area to separate from a violent relationship and remain safely in their own home or a home of their choice. Women can access this program whether they have children or not.
Family Services Illawarra offers a range of specialist services and advice through our Staying Home Leaving Violence Program, to give women and their children long-term support to address the impacts of domestic violence on their lives.
Some of the services provided under the program include:
– Safety audits to improve the security of the home.
– Information on alternate accommodation and services for the excluded person.
– Information and support on Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVOs), family law matters and how to use Court Orders effectively to enhance the women’s safety.
Staying Home Leaving Violence can support women to navigate the legal system to apply for an Exclusion Condition in their ADVO, so they can live safely in their own home. It can also assist women to report any breaches of the ADVO to the Police and provide support through the Family Court process.
I provide couselling with speciality in Family Law, Adolescents and Children, Mental Health
I have 30 years experience in Family Violence, Sexual Assault, Victims of Crime
I am approved under the Better Access to Mental Health Program with Medicare and bulk bill
I am an approved Victims of Crime Counsellor under the Attourney General’s Department
I am qualified to prepare Reg7 Family law reports
Reliable, flexible and affordable, with quick access to:
- Supervised Contact
- Transport Services
I am a Social Worker/Counsellor registered with Medicare and Victims Services and have a commitment to working with those impacted by trauma, as well as working with children and families where there has been difficulties resulting in separation and divorce., with or without domestic violence. I take a strong child focus and work from a neurobiology of trauma perspective.
Sward Law’s Principal Tania Sward has focused on providing Shellharbour and greater New South Wales with superb legal advice.
Our team of highly qualified and experienced legal professionals has been assembled to help our clients manage their affairs – from important family decisions to life’s bigger choices, such as buying or selling property.
We can assist you with the following areas of law:
Our goal is to continue to develop relationships with the community based on trust and understanding and to remain one of Shellharbour’s leading law firms.
Verekers Wollongong Lawyers is a law firm located in the city of Wollongong. We also have an office at Albion Park, by appointment only.
We offer a variety of legal services. Our partners are accredited specialists in Family Law and are experts in this area. We can assist clients in family law mediation for parenting and property matters. We also provide advice for the Court process and representation in the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court. We offer legal assistance and representation in Care & Protection matters at the Children’s Court for adults and children. Our solicitors are legal aid panel members for Family Law matters, Independent Children’s Law matters and Care and Protection matters. Ms Mowbray of our office is a FDR Mediator and can assist parties with private mediations, for parenting matters and/or property matters.
YWCA Australia provides an Early Intervention Program, within the Wingecarribee area, supporting women with children 12 years and under that are impacted by Domestic/Family Violence. Services available under this program include: advice and referral, family assessment/case management – with particular view regarding the impact that domestic violence has on children/families.
Lorelle Longbottom of DGB Lawyers is the family law chairperson for Wollongong District Law Society. Contact Lorelle Longbottom f you want to raise any family law matters with the Wollongong District Law Society or disseminate information to family law practitioners within the Illawarra, Shoalhaven, and Southern Highlands.
Wollongong Women’s Information Service (WWIS) provides information about, and referral to a wide range of support services across the 3 LGAs of the Illawarra. We provide information and referral by telephone, face to face, via email and through our website.
We provide assistance and support to women in the Illawarra who are, or have been, victims of domestic and family violence and women who are experiencing isolation, marginalisation, disadvantage and other issues that affect their lives.
We offer women a range of education and support programs as well as resources and facilities for women, including access to computers, internet, fax, photocopier and access to a meeting space for meetings, workshops and activities free of charge.
We are a community based organisation run by women for women in the Illawarra.
Illawarra Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service. Assisting women and children who are or have been experiencing domestic violence to obtain effective legal protection through applications for Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVOs).•Support and advocacy services for women and children seeking help and information about getting protection from the court from domestic violence. Court advocacy support is available on AVO list days at Wollongong, Port Kembla, Albion Park and Kiama local courts for women seeking an ADVO. Support at hearings is also provided where possible. Workers are available from Aboriginal and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds
•Free legal representation is available at court for women seeking private ADVO’s who are eligible for legal aid and are existing clients of the Court Advocacy Service. Legal advice is also available at court for women with Police initiated ADVO’s on matters such as family law, child support, and property, upon referral from the Court Advocacy Service
Women’s Legal Services NSW (WLS NSW) is a community legal centre providing women across NSW with a range of free legal services. WLS NSW provides specialist legal services relating to domestic and family violence, sexual assault, family law, discrimination, victims support, care and protection, human rights and access to justice.
Women can obtain free legal advice over the phone by telephoning our Women’s Legal Contact Line on 1800 801 501 or one of our specialist telephone advice lines.
The Family Law Pathways Network Service Directory aims to provide access to accurate and up-to-date information about various support services throughout the Illawarra and Southern Highlands Regions. The directory will support members to make informed decisions regarding appropriate referral pathways to assist organisations operating as part of or alongside the family law system.
To include your service information in this directory please fill in the online application form.
The Directory lists services who have identified themselves as working with families in crisis. Please note that the ISHFLPN does not personally endorse or recommend any specific service listed on this site and/or the Directory of Services. Any user must make an informed decision as to the engagement of any of the services listed in this Directory of their own accord.
The Directory is also available through our free phone application on both Android and iOS mobile phones so that you may access the Directory when you are away from your computer. You do not need to be connected to the internet to access the Directory through your phone application. To download the phone application, simply search for “Southern Pathways NSW” and install.