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Welcome to Southern Beaches Family Law

Providing family law advice, support and representation to the Gold Coast and beyond.

Family lawyer in burleigh, burleigh heads, burleigh waters, palm beach, kirra, currumbin, collangatta

Have confidence with local, unrivalled experience in family law

Areas of practice

We can assist you in a range different aspects of family and domestic violence matters

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Property Settlement

Assisting you in all aspects of property division, whether de facto or married, including settling division on a final and legally binding basis. We can assist with negotiations, mediation or court proceedings.

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Children's matters

Helping you to reach clarity and certainty about the arrangements for your children, whether by negotiation, mediation or court proceedings. We can also assist to turn your arrangement into a legally  binding agreement by way of Consent Orders. 

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Financial Agreements

Whether you would like an agreement prepared, or you need advice about one, we can assist with all types of financial agreement. Agreements are available for de facto couples, pre-nuptial Agreements, during marriage or after separation.

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Needing to apply for a divorce but not sure where to start or what to do?

Let us help you with the paperwork so that you can obtain a divorce order with minimum stress and fuss.

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Domestic Violence

Whether you have been served with documents or you would like to discuss applying for one, we can advise and assist you in all aspects of domestic violence proceedings. 

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Consent Orders

Wanting to make your agreement legally binding? Leave the paperwork to us. Consent Orders are a simple way of formalising your children's arrangements and / or property settlement as a Court Order. 

Why choose us

Have confidence in your legal advice by seeing a lawyer with over 18 years of extensive experience in the legal profession, both in Australia and the UK. 

You won't be passed around the firm with us! The lawyer you see is the lawyer who will take you through every aspect of your matter, whether it be negotiations or litigation.

We know from experience the complexities involved in the breakdown of a relationship. We take the time to listen to your goals in this process and guide you with sensitivity. 

If business hours are too busy, contact us to schedule a appointment after hours for a free 15 minute telephone call or Initial Consultation.

No being blocked at reception, have direct access to your lawyer with direct contact details. 

We are embedded and invested in the local Southern Gold Coast community.

“Sarah is easily one of the best family lawyers on the coast! Her experience and professionalism meant that I could have full confidence in her advice and no hesitation in engaging her services.

If you're thinking of getting a lawyer, do yourself the favour and engage Sarah and the team at Southern Beaches Family law.”


Options for initial legal advice

If you aren't sure where to start with your legal issues, or want to discuss your situation first, we have options for you to easily talk us first and get the legal advice you need.

After hours appointments are available by pre-booking

Initial Telephone Call

Telephone call for 15 min


Initial Consultation

Consultation for 1 hour 

In person, telephone or video call


Contact us

Contact us to discuss your matter or book an appointment

What sevice can we offer you?

We will respond to you within 24 hours. 

How to find us



11/76 Township Drive

Burleigh Heads  Qld 4220

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri

8:30 am – 5:00 pm



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