Family Law is one of our primary areas of expertise and one of our partners was amongst the first 5 to be accredited in this field in Newcastle and New South Wales in 1993. We care about our clients and pride ourselves on building strong relationships during what can be a difficult and challenging time.

Gary Fox who is a family law specialist accredited by the Law Society of NSW will answer all of your family law related questions in complete confidence and will treat any sensitive information with the utmost respect.

Some of the areas of family law where we can offer advice and guidance are:

  • Parenting orders including recovery and location
  • Property settlements
  • Spouse maintenance
  • Divorce applications
  • Mediation
  • Preparing "pre-nuptial" agreements
  • Binding financial agreements
  • Restraining orders and other injunctions
  • Child Support
  • Arbitration
  • De facto relationship disputes

Attwaters Solicitors, located in the east end of Newcastle within 2 minutes walk of the Family Court building, have a long and commendable history of serving the local community which dates back more than 60 years. The two current partners, Gary and Anne, joined the firm in 1986 and 2007 respectively. The two of them together have combined experience as lawyers of more than 80 years.

With long-standing personal knowledge of the Newcastle environment, family law has become one of Attwaters’ areas of specialist expertise, whilst they still provide a comprehensive range of other legal services such as wills and estates and transactional work. Building strong relationships within the community has been fundamental to the continuing success of the firm and they are held in high esteem throughout the city.

Family law is invariably a complex and sensitive field of law, and when you are looking for a family law specialist in Newcastle you will want to be assured that the highest standards of honesty, integrity and confidentiality will be met and that your lawyer will have a complete dedication to securing the best and most cost-effective outcome for you. Attwaters can give you these assurances and more. No matter the nature of your business with them they guarantee the highest of professional and ethical standards. From property settlement and spouse maintenance to binding financial agreements, to all types of parenting orders, injunctions and location and recovery orders, to advice in regard to child support and arbitration and mediation, Gary Fox of Attwaters in Newcastle can help you resolve your areas of conflict or dispute.

Should you require the services of a leading accredited family law specialist in Newcastle, look no further than Gary Fox at Attwaters Solicitors who will be delighted to be of assistance to you.