As expert family and relationships lawyers, we encourage this, reassuring our clients that having a clear understanding of their needs will help us work together in creating an innovative and logical approach that will ultimately serve their best interests.
Holding more than 65 years combined experience, our expert team of family lawyers are always striving for excellence across all aspects of dealing and collaborating with our clients, particularly when it comes to the advantages and benefits of the results we work hard together for them.
Looking to achieve the best outcomes for all parties, we work closely with many recognised experts in the field of family law including counselors, psychologists, accountants and financial advisors in order to provide you with the best legal advice possible.
We work with you to find solutions focusing on settlements via negotiation, collaboration, and encouraging a decision that is in everyone’s best interest. We are critical in all aspects of our thinking.
Custody (Parenting Arrangements)
We can assist you in reaching an agreement that is in the children’s best interest.
Financial Agreements (Including Pre-nuptial)
We can assist with Financial Agreements, including “prenups.”
We can assist you in reaching agreements that are in your grandchildren’s best interests, including the grandchildren spending meaningful time with you.
International Family Law
We work with families whom are split across international borders on matters related to property, child abduction and Hague convention.
We can assist with applications for Intervention Orders for Applicants, Respondents and children, including those brought by the police.
We can assist, with the engagement of a third party expert mediator to achieve a negotiated settlement for parenting and/or financial matters.
We can assist you with your property and asset division, superannuation splits and spousal maintenance.
Same-Sex Couples (LGBTIQ+)
We work with parties to a same sex relationship, who face the same issues when separating as all others. We can advise you on your rights as a party to a same sex relationship.
What our clients have to say
I have been dealing with Andrew Papaleo for the last six years and most recently Kerry Ktenas in regards to Family Law. This Firm is highly professional and child focused, all of my matters have been resolved in a cost efficient, honest manner with outstanding results.Jeremy M. - Client
I am so grateful to Schetzer Papaleo, they have been fabulous, they are very professional and have helped me through some very difficult times.
I am impressed that they are family focused and they have been great to work with. I would highly recommend their services.
The whole team are friendly, efficient and welcoming. Would recommend unhesitatingly.Polly G. - Client
Thanks to Andrew and the team for their professionalism and their support throughout the whole process. And for amazing result. A special thanks to David for taking on a difficult task.Michael G. - Client