Family Law

At Schnauer and Co, we work closely with our clients, as their trusted advisers, to provide first class assistance in all aspects of the following:

  • Relationship property disputes (matrimonial and de facto), property sharing agreements, pre-nuptial agreements, division of property under the Property (Relationships) Act
  • Relationship property advice - advice on the effect and implications of the Property (Relationships) Act on trust structures, wills and estates, claims under the Act upon the breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship or the death of a partner or spouse
  • Claims under the Family Protection Act, the Property (Relationships) Act, and the Law Reform (Testamentary Promises) Act
  • Separation and dissolution of marriage
  • Child support and maintenance
  • Day to day care and contact for children (previously guardianship, custody and access)
  • Wardship
  • International and domestic relocation of children
  • Abduction of children
  • Care and protection of children
  • Domestic violence
  • Estate claims
  • Applications under the PPPR Act for Welfare Guardian and Property Manager
Nicolette Bodewes  

Jo Anne Thomas

Odette Gillard