At Empire Law, we know that separation and divorce is tough. We provide professional legal services to guide you through the processes and assist you with the issues that may arise after separation. This includes any assets, property, children and pets. We ensure you know the options that are available to you in a practical yet sensitive way. Our efforts focusses on protecting your rights, so that you can move on with your life in the best possible way.

We understand that you are enduring a tough period of emotional turmoil, stress and uncertainty. It is important that any elements of your separation are dealt with a lawyer that is not only an expert in the field but also sensitive to your needs. At Empire Law, we are here to support & guide you through the necessary paperwork and procedures that will allow you to move forward. We know that every case is different and everyone has different circumstances and emotional states. We make sure we cater to your individual circumstances.

Moving on with your life

We appreciate that the quicker there is a resolution, the quicker you can move on with your life. If you have children, a speedy and appropriate resolution regarding parenting arrangements is a priority. The more efficiently proceedings can be carried out will also mean lower costs for you. Our personalised service assists and represent clients in divorce applications, financial/property disputes and settlements, children’s' matters and negotiations with other parties or their legal representative.

Family Law specialist services

Specifically, we can advise, assist, and prepare (as required) documents for property matters including:

  • Consent applications
  • Superannuation splitting
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Binding financial agreements
  • Initiating applications to commence proceedings with the Family Court, and
  • Defended hearings in the Family Court.
  • We appear in the Family Court for directions hearings, procedural and interim arguments, reconciliation conferences, readiness hearings and trials.

We undertake children's matters, including:

  • Applications for parenting orders
  • Grandparents rights
  • Passport applications
  • Relocation orders
  • Children’s court (where appropriate).
  • We will also appear in the Family Court for directions hearings, procedural and interim arguments, case assessment conferences, readiness hearings and trials.

Our experience with children’s matters also extends to grandparents, stepchildren and other relatives.

For further information and resources visit the Family Court of Western Australia website, where you will find numerous links to websites that contain information related to Family Law. If you are unsure about anything or confused about which step to take next, and would prefer to talk to somebody, please feel free to Contact Prue at Empire Law today on 08 6311 9644.