Family Law in Maitland & The Hunter Valley

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Our Family Law services provide comprehensive support for a range of family-related legal matters. From separation and divorce to child custody and property settlements, our team is dedicated to helping you navigate these sensitive issues with care and expertise.

Our experienced team assists in drafting and obtaining consent orders, ensuring fair and legally binding resolutions for family law matters.

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Our legal team assists in property settlements, ensuring fair and equitable resolutions in family law and property division matters.

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We specialise in drafting and reviewing binding financial agreements, ensuring your financial interests are protected and providing clarity and security in your personal relationships.

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We offer compassionate and effective legal services for separation and divorce, ensuring your rights are protected and guiding you towards a fair resolution.

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Separate Smarter – Federal & Family Court of Australia

You may not be able to agree on all these things at the time of separation, but if it is safe to do so, it can greatly help you and your family if you try to reach a temporary agreement. Seperate smarter can help parties navigate this process.

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Family Relationships Online

Information for all families – whether together or separated – about family relationship issues. Find out about a range of services to assist families manage relationship issues, including helping families agree on arrangements for children after parents separate.

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Divorce – Federal & Family Court of Australia

Australia has ‘no fault’ divorce. This means that when granting a divorce. The only ground for divorce is that the marriage broke down and there is no reasonable chance that the parties will get back together.

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Children – Federal & Family Court of Australia

It is important to keep in mind that each and every family is uniquely different, with varied dynamics and set of circumstances. Therefore, when it comes to making arrangements for your children, it holds true that what may work best for your family may not necessarily work for another. As such, you should prioritize the needs of your child when making these arrangements.

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Family Mediation & Dispute Resolution

Mediation could be an incredibly effective means of resolving disputes between individuals who find themselves in conflict, and it provides individuals with a space that is safe and neutral with a mediator who will help guide the conversation. Mediation is an ideal solution for separated families who are looking for a way to settle disputes about their children in a peaceful manner.

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Family Relationship Advice Line

The Family Relationship Advice Line is an incredible resource available all over the country. It caters to families who might be experiencing issues stemming from separation or any conflicts in their relationships. One of the most significant areas it focuses on is providing valuable information about parenting arrangements after separation. It has been observed that decisions about children’s future arrangements can be distressing for both parents and their children.

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David Allen, Principal & Maitland Solicitor at Hills Solicitors
Daniel Allen, Maitland Solicitor at Hills Solicitors
David Allen, Principal & Maitland Solicitor at Hills Solicitors

Passionate, experienced solicitors Meet the team at Hills

Hills Solicitors first opened its doors in September of 1894 under the name T A Hill. We continued strengthening our roots in the Maitland Community and later became T A Hill & Son, when our founders son joined the family practice. We then made the change to Hills Solicitors.

We have had a total of 3 offices since those early days in 1894, all of which are a 50m walk from our current office.

Get in touch today to see how Hills can help

When you approach Hills Solicitors for any legal advice, we treat you like family. Our valuable clients are members of an evergrowing family that we wouldn’t be here without.
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Getting started

At Hills Solicitors, we take pride in our over 125 years of experience and adaptability. Our clients can trust that we will continuously evolve and tailor our services to their changing needs. Our longevity is a testament to our ability to embrace new technologies and create cost-effective solutions for all legal issues. With our extensive knowledge and innovative mindset, we confidently assure our clients that we will always strive to exceed their expectations. Trust us to handle your legal matters with a forward-thinking approach and an unwavering commitment to your success.

Step one Get to know each other

When you come to Hills for advice you are never just another client to us, you become part of our large family and it is vital we get to know you.

Step two Understanding your rights

The first step is to help you understand your rights and how you can approach the issues at hand.

Step three Determining your goals

The most important step is understanding exactly what you would like to see at the end of your matter.

Got questions? We’re here to help

The team at Hills are here to help with all of your legal needs, serving Maitland and the Hunter for over 125 years. With a forward-thinking approach, providing practical solutions, for an affordable price — We’re here to help you when you need us.

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