The Role of a Separation Lawyer

Separation lawyers in Melbourne perform an important role in helping couples to separate and divide their mutual assets as amicably and fairly as possible. You may be wondering what a separation lawyer can do for you. We explain the role of a separation lawyer and some of their typical duties.

Drafting a Binding Financial Agreement

Separation lawyers in Melbourne can help you draft a binding financial agreement that outlines the financial terms of your separation.

Having a binding financial agreement negotiated and drafted settles your financial future and makes the separation process less stressful and less confusing.

Spousal Maintenance

If you want to live apart from your spouse and don’t have sufficient income or financial resources, you can apply for spousal maintenance. This is a legal process that allows financially dependent spouses to be able to cover their living expenses once they have separated. Separation lawyers in Melbourne can help you seek financial compensation t as well as represent you in court if necessary.

Obtaining an Intervention Order

If you are a victim of domestic violence, separation lawyers in Melbourne can help you obtain an intervention order to help protect you. A personal safety intervention order is a court order that prohibits someone from having any contact with you. This is important as many individuals experience domestic violence and if there is a threat of violence or a history of violence we can assist. We can also help those that have been accused of domestic violence and may be subject to an order. PCL Lawyers has a team of separation law experts who can provide concise legal advice and support to help you through a separation. Contact us today by calling 1300 907 335 or fill out our online contact form.

Please note: The above is not intended to be legal advice. Every circumstance is different. Always seek legal advice in relation to your individual situation.

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