Welcome to Doolan Callaghan Family Lawyers

Family Law Services

Doolan Callaghan Family Lawyers can assist you in every aspect of family law. Our firm practices exclusively in the area of family law and is the largest family law specialist firm on the Northern Beaches. As such, we are highly proficient in all aspects of family law. We can help guide you through any family law issues you may have and help you reach a resolution in any area of family law.

Our goal is to assist clients to reach an agreement about their family law issues. There are various ways this can occur. In some matters, mediation is the best option. In others, negotiated settlements are best. If a matter does need to go to court, we have the expertise, determination and experience to achieve the optimum outcome for you. We can help you choose the best approach for your unique situation. Please find out more about our diverse range of family law services:

Separation and Divorce

Separation and divorce are life changing events that can have a dramatic effect on your emotional and financial wellbeing. When a couple separates, there are often immediate decisions that need…

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Property and Financial Matters

When parties to a marriage or de facto relationship have separated, or are contemplating separating, one of the most commonly asked questions is “how will our property be divided?” Whilst…

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Children and Parenting

When parents separate, the arrangements for the care of their children need to be determined and decisions made about whom the children will live with, how much time they will…

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Child Support

Child Support can be confusing and it is often an area of concern to many separating parents. Doolan Callaghan Family Lawyers can assist you in understanding the Child Support Scheme…

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Spousal Maintenance

A separating spouse, or person whose same sex or de facto relationship has broken down, does not automatically receive maintenance from the other party. Spousal maintenance is different from child…

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De Facto Relationships

Since 1 March 2009, people who have been living in a de facto relationship which has broken down, have been able to apply to the Family Court or Federal Circuit…

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Family Violence and AVOs

Family violence is violent, threatening or other behaviour by a person that coerces or controls a member of the person’s family (the family member) or causes the family member to…

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