Family Law Specialists

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5 offices throughout the

 

Western Sydney region

Our Offices

Highly qualified and

 

experienced family lawyers

Meet The Team

Who We Are

Rafton Family Lawyers is a specialist family law practice.

With a team of highly qualified and experienced family lawyers, we are able to offer the full range of family law services, from property settlements to children’s issues and Court representation, and we take pride in our professional, friendly and down-to- earth approach.

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Family Dispute Resolution

If you are experiencing a family dispute or breakdown and need to arrange a mediation session there may be a significant waiting period involved.  We would like to remind our clients that the Family Relationship Centre at Blacktown currently has much shorter waiting...
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Same-Sex Parents Not an Issue According to Research….

With the recent publicity surrounding the legalisation of same-sex marriage in both the USA and Ireland, many social commentators are predicting changes to the Australian Marriage Act in the not-too-distant future. One of the key points that is often raised when...
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Yours, Mine or Ours? Inheritances and Family Law

During the course of a marriage or de-facto relationship, one or both of the parties involved may receive a gift in the form of an inheritance.   The intention of the loved one or family member leaving the inheritance is almost always to make life easier for their...
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Collaboration is Growing in Popularity

The introduction of collaborative family law in Australia in 2006 saw a significant shift away from the more traditional court-based approach to divorce.  Couples who preferred to retain control of the decision-making process began to use the collaborative method with...
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These fact sheets are designed to provide an overview of the relevant issues and systems so that you have a better understanding of the process.