Separation and divorce can cause major disruption to your child’s life. How you and your ex-partner parent your child moving forward can be challenging. At Emalene Gemmell Family Law we can help you with complex parenting matters including: child safety and domestic violence issues; live with & spend time with arrangements; relocating with children; child abduction (Hague Convention); children’s and parenting arrangements; and parenting orders.

We also assist families with delicate and often emotional matters including surrogacy, donor agreements, and matters where third parties are seeking parental responsibility rights for children who are not biologically theirs. Our team of dedicated lawyers also have the necessary expertise to advise clients in relation to child support agreements and financial matters relating to children.

Emalene is also an Independent Children’s Lawyer, representing children’s best interests by making sure that they are the focus of any decisions made about parenting arrangements.

  • Parental Responsibility
  • Live with | Spend time with arrangements
  • Surrogacy and Adoption
  • Child Support
  • Location and Recovery Orders
  • Parenting Plans and Parenting Orders
  • Child abuse and Family Violence
  • Parentage Testing and Change in Name
  • Contravention Applications
  • Domestic and International Relocations (Hague Conventions)
  • Child Protection Matters
  • Guardianship
  • Medical Treatments | Concerns about substance abuse
  • Child Abduction
  • Independent Children’s Lawyer

The best way out is always through.

Roberta Frost