How to Hire a Family Law Lawyer

How to Hire a Family Law Lawyer
When things at home get turbulent, it might be time to hire a lawyer who can help. Family lawyers in Perth help clients navigate the legal system in a wide variety of situations. If you already know you need a lawyer, or are seeking advice on whether contacting a family lawyer is the best course of action for you, we can help.

What a Perth Family Lawyer Does

In Perth, family lawyers are specialists in areas of law relating to relationships, children, families, and marriage:
  • Divorce and separation
  • Domestic violence
  • De Facto relationships
  • BFAs (prenuptial agreements)
  • Child support and custody
  • Adoption and surrogacy
  • Wills and estates
  • Preliminary advice to decide if you need a family law lawyer
You don’t have to be embroiled in a court case to need a lawyer. In fact, much of the work we do helps families and couples resolve problems before they are escalated to the Courts. So how do you choose the right Perth family lawyer?

How to Find a Family Law Lawyer in Perth

Step 1: Recommendations

Remember, whatever you are going through at home you are not alone. Reach out to find support and recommendations for a Perth family lawyer.

Step 2: Initial meeting

Schedule consultations with a few lawyers to narrow your decision. From this first meeting you should be looking for:
  • A clear understanding of the law relating to your case
  • Personal advice on the best course of action
  • Confidence in their knowledge and experience
  • Assurance the lawyer has time and resources to dedicate to you
  • An initial opinion on the likely outcomes
  • Cost indications

Step 3: Engage a firm

When you’ve found the right Perth family lawyer for you, it’s time to work with them on next steps. Your lawyer will help you decide what’s best in this stage; whether to pursue legal action, try to resolve the issues, or progress to the Courts.

Leach Legal: Trusted Perth Family Lawyers

Leach Legal are the largest family law firm in Perth. We help clients navigate the complex legal frameworks of family life, and support those going through difficult periods. Schedule a free 15-minute consultation with our highly experienced Perth family lawyers today, for tailored advice on what to do tomorrow.