Separating from a spouse is a major step which affects people differently. It may cause a sense of anger, frustration, sadness, depression and anxiety. It is a time when you need information and assistance. Aside from the need to take legal advice to understand your rights and responsibilities, it is also wise to talk to trusted friends or family to help sort out your feelings. Our separation lawyers are some of Melbourne’s most experienced and compassionate, providing reliable advice and assistance.

You and your former partner will need to make some immediate decisions about practical issues concerning your children and your assets. Whilst you may not be able to agree on everything at the time of separation, a temporary agreement can of great assistance to you and your family. Parke Lawyers can guide you on this.

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Questions to ask a separation lawyer

Questions for consideration will usually include:

  • who will stay in the family home?