Family Lawyers Ringwood

Authenticity And Experience

At Family Lawyers Ringwood, our goal is to provide strategic guidance on all matters related to family law. 

We believe family law doesn’t just deal with the legal process. It’s also about managing the emotional stress of a family breakdown.

You can count on Family Lawyers Ringwood for support and advice in going through this difficult and heartbreaking time in anyone’s life. 

We provide advice and guidance throughout the legal process so you never have to deal with this distressing experience alone. This process may occur in or out of court, depending on the situation. Our goal is to get you ready. Be it on applications, drafting agreements, or responses to claims; Family Lawyers Ringwood got you!

Our passion is to provide our clients with individualized, high-quality Family Law services that include:

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5 Compelling Reasons to Choose Family Lawyers Ringwood for Your Legal Needs

The legal and emotional complexities of family law can drain you. Navigating this process smoothly requires the right team by your side. 

Family Lawyers Ringwood will provide the personalized attention and care you deserve. 

We have years of experience at Family Lawyers Ringwood in family law, so we are well-equipped to guide you through the process. 

We aim to provide the best possible solutions to every family’s unique issues and needs. Our team is also committed to resolving your issue fairly and equitably.

Look no further than Family Lawyers Ringwood for compassionate and professional legal services.

We’ll dive into five compelling reasons why you should choose Family Lawyers Moonee Ponds for your legal needs.

1. Extensive Experience and Expertise

We at Family Lawyers Ringwood have years of experience handling various family law cases. Our specialties include divorce, property settlements, child custody, spousal maintenance, and more. You can trust our competent lawyers to provide you with accurate and effective legal advice by keeping abreast of the most recent developments in the law.


2. Tailored Legal Solutions

Creating tailored legal strategies to meet the unique needs of each family law case is of utmost importance to us. With Family Lawyers Ringwood, you will receive a customized legal plan built around your goals and concerns. You and your family are our top priority.

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Family Lawyers Ringwood

3. Compassionate and Supportive Approach

Individuals and families can feel the emotional toll of family law issues. Our compassionate team provides a supportive environment so you can confidently discuss your situation. Throughout these challenging times, we prioritize your well-being and work tirelessly to minimize stress and anxiety.


4. Clear and Transparent Communication

Family Lawyers Ringwood believes that open and transparent communication is the key to a successful attorney-client relationship. With regular updates on your case, we make sure you’re always in the loop, and we are available if you have any questions. Our firm aims to empower you with knowledge and confidence so that you can make informed decisions throughout the legal process.


5. Competitive and Flexible Fees

Financial concerns can add to the stress of dealing with family law issues. To accommodate your budget, we offer competitive fees and flexible payment plans. We are committed to providing top-of-the-line legal services at a reasonable price.

When you divorce, does everything get split 50/50?


During a divorce, not everything is split 50/50.

There are no two relationships that are alike. Property settlements differ from one another. If you divorce and settle your property, there are many possibilities that may arise.

The split could be 50-50, 60-40, 70-30, or even 95-5.

You should know that there is no automatic presumption that the divorce will always be 50-50. 

Various factors must be considered when calculating the distribution of assets following the breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship under the law.

It is common to receive advice from family or friends with good intentions, often from their own experiences.

This advice has a problem because it usually creates false expectations and is misleading.

One person’s settlement may be different from others you have heard about.

When you want to clarify property settlement issues, talk to Family Lawyers Ringwood. We take property settlement matters seriously to avoid over-expectations. 

Family Lawyers Ringwood
Family Lawyers Ringwood

When I get divorced, do I have to split my inheritance?

A property settlement is often negotiated in court after a divorce. The court evaluates assets, including inheritances, and divides them in a way that is fair to both parties.

The circumstances of your case will determine whether you are required to split your inheritance. In a property settlement, there is no formula or rule that determines who gets what, so it is difficult to predict what will happen.

Coming to an agreement outside of court is the best way to avoid having to divide your inheritance. Family dispute resolution, mediation, or counselling can be used, or it can be done between you and your former spouse without the involvement of a third party. To formalise this decision, you may wish to apply for consent orders or make a binding financial agreement.

It is up to the court to decide how or whether to divide your inheritance if you or your spouse make a court application for financial orders.

Courts consider a variety of factors. An inheritance may be bequeathed to both parties in a will by the testator. In such a case, the inheritance becomes a shared asset and will be divided.

It is important to consider how long the marriage or de facto relationship has been and how long it has been since the inheritance was received. A party’s property settlement entitlements are generally not affected by inheritances received at the beginning of a long relationship.

Inheritance value is also important; if the inheritance is a valuable asset, it may be included in the divisible asset pool so that both parties are treated fairly.

Client Reviews

From the very first phone call I have been extremely impressed with the level of expertise, care and responsiveness. Having had 6 months of delays, poor communications and mistakes with another firm, it was an overwhelming relief to have a conversation with Hadyer, and then Guiseppe. They went out of their way to understand my case, and quickly distilled how they would take this on - both in terms of next steps and overall strategy. Information on their cost structure was simple and transparent. In a time of extreme stress, its great to not only get expertise, but also care and empathy, and realistic advice. Following on from my rubbish experience at a different firm, I did extensive research and spoke to many other firms. It would be very hard to go past Hayder and Guiseppe. You will be in good hands. Completely, whole heartedly recommend! Thankyou!
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The team's expertise and genuine care for their clients is unparalleled, making them the go-to firm for all your legal needs.
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Irene Casucian
The service I received was truly exceptional - it combined expert legal advice with a professional and compassionate approach. This was all the more remarkable considering the challenging and frustrating situation at hand.
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Leanne Fish
Thank you to the team for their continuous support, and for handling my situation with empathy and professionalism. Wasn’t sure where to go, really glad I turned to you all for the right legal advice.
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Thankyou to Penelope and the entire team of Melbourne Family Lawyers in assisting me in all aspects of my issues. Penelope was very understanding and absolutely professional in every manner through the entire legal process ensuring a great outcome. Totally recommend Penelope and the team at Melbourne Family Lawyers, honest, profession and totally understanding.
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Claud Mangifesta
The initial free consultation was very worthwhile and informative, with frank discussion of my situation. I was very appreciative that this could be organised within a few days of making contact.
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