Dedicated Family Law Solicitors on the Gold Coast

We understand that family law is the most difficult of all. Our family lawyers understand the emotional and personal toll paid by all involved. Our advice is empathetic, practical, and appropriate to your own personal circumstances.

Talk to a Robbins Watson Family Lawyer about:
  • Property
  • Children
  • Divorce
  • De facto Issues
Financial Issues including:
  • Property Division - including de facto relationships
  • Superannuation (including self-managed superannuation funds), long service leave and other "financial resources"
  • Spousal maintenance
  • The effect of Family or Unit Trusts on property entitlements
  • Binding Financial Agreements
  • "Pre-Nuptial" Agreements

Children's Issues

  • Where will the children live?
  • What arrangements need to be made for the other parent to spend time with the children?
  • Special Issues - religion schooling, supervision
  • Child Support (Maintenance)

Urgent applications when:

  • One party is trying to hide or dispose of property
  • One party has, or is trying to, remove the children from the country, or interstate
  • Children are being, or are at risk of being, abused
  • One party is refusing to allow the other parent time with the child

Existing Orders

  • Changes to existing orders
  • Enforcing orders when one party is not complying

Consent Arrangements

When everyone is in agreement, and you just want to record and make that agreement binding and final:

  • Consent Orders
  • Binding Financial Agreements
  • "Pre Nuptial" agreements
  • Child Support Agreements

Expert family law services and advice in Burleigh Heads

In family law, more than any other field of law, you need honest advice, unclouded by emotion. We provide the “clear head” that you need to make decisions that will affect the rest of your life and the lives of other family members. We encourage the parties involved to negotiate, particularly when trying to resolve issues concerning the welfare of children.

However, we have the strength and skill to quickly and decisively obtain Court orders to protect your children or your property, and to ensure that a workable outcome is achieved.

Andrew Smyth

Andrew Smyth

Commercial Law Court Work & Litigation Family & De Facto Law Wills and Estates
Andrew is the managing partner of the firm, and practises primarily in estate planning and administration and business and personal structuring, focussing on complex and high…
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Sarah Caruso

Sarah Caruso

Family & De Facto Law
Sarah is an experienced lawyer who has worked in boutique law firms that specialise in family, commercial and estate law. Sarah has worked in family law…
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Isabella Phillips

Isabella Phillips

Court Work & Litigation Family & De Facto Law Wills and Estates
Bell is a solicitor in our Succession & Litigation team and has taken to specialising in estate litigation. Bell graduated from Bond University with a double degree in…
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Racquel Clark

Racquel Clark

Court Work & Litigation Family & De Facto Law Wills and Estates
Racquel completed her Bachelor of Laws specialising in Legal Practice at Bond University in May 2022. Having recently commenced studying her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice…
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