Family Law

The breakdown of a relationship affects every aspect of life for you and your family.

We understand that this is a time of major stress and you feel very challenged and uncertain.

McLaughlins Lawyers have a remarkable reputation in Family and De facto Law because we ensure two crucial things for each of our clients:

  1. You’re Not Alone – we listen to you and take the time to understand your unique circumstances. We provide immediate relief, which helps you feel more confident, by stripping away confusion and showing the path forward from here.
  2. You Move Forward With Your Life Faster – our exceptional legal skills and comprehensive experience give us the ability to identify the best possible resolution that supports you to quickly and cost effectively move forward with your life.

We understand when care is required. We know when to plan for war.

Sophie Pearson was one of Australia’s first trained Collaborative professionals. Which means we have the skills and experience to obtain amicable solutions that take the decision out of the judge’s hands and put it back into yours.

When Family Law resolutions do require court appearances, we fight to ensure our clients receive the brightest future possible.

The information in this section will answer many of your questions surrounding what Family Law services you might need.

We’re here to help you whenever you need us. So call us today and we guarantee you will find immediate relief in knowing you have an exceptional support team on your side – 07 5591 5099.


“Thank you for the update. I am so happy with the outcome. That’s such great news. Thanks so much for getting me to this point. I do appreciate all you have done.”

 LC – Family Law Client

“This note is to thank you for your outstanding work over the last 12 months. You enabled me to get through probably the worst period of my life, and you did it professionally, empathetically and with an absolute minimum of fuss. I feel so lucky and privileged to have had you on my ride. I wish you every success in the future on both a professionally and personal level, and am sure you will excel in any endeavour you put your hand to. With all my gratitude and best wishes.”