Family Law

We have an accredited specialist in family law

Your family lawyers in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Nelson Bay

For many people a family law matter will mark the beginning of one of the most stressful and scary times in their lives. It can mean a change in living arrangements and property ownership, division of assets and debts, and negotiating care arrangements for your children.

Property matters can be complicated. The assets people own these days are often more varied and complicated than just the family home. It may include investment properties with rental income, shares, businesses, trusts etc. Our family lawyers will provide you with tailored advice to help you and your children find your way forward.

Parenting cases are dynamic and diverse, and require personalised advice and attention. Our family lawyers will provide you with tailored advice each step of the way so you can prepare yourself for each stage of litigation.

If you have experienced family breakdown, it is a good idea to get some legal advice early on. Place yourself in the best position possible by getting the right information from the beginning. With sensitive, sensible and pragmatic advice, our family lawyers will help you achieve the best results possible, for both you and your children.

We can help you navigate through family breakdown

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"Excellent services. Not as stressful as I thought. Understanding step by step."
Christine Ayton
"The ongoing support from the team at Mason Lawyers was amazing. They were always available to help and ensured I truly understood the information being passed on. I also never felt rushed or brushed off on any of my matters or with any of my enquires. My case I don't feel was a pleasant experience but I never doubted the help I was given and it was made a lot easier from this team on my side.For any legal matters I have in the future or if I can ever recommend a firm, it will definitely be Mason Lawyers."
"My whole matter was personally overwhelming and difficult but it was made so much easier with the professional support I received from the whole Mason Lawyers team. I would recommend them to anyone with a legal matter."
"Thank you for updating me on one of your valuable employees who I had the pleasure to assist me and my mother at a time of distress. Kasey is not only a professional lawyer but a caring compassionate understanding woman. My mother and I will forever be grateful for her services to us and congratulate her on her achievements."
"Professional, reliable, and willing to go out of their way to look after me as their client. They listened to me and kept in regular communication throughout... I will definitely be back next time I need a conveyancer or want to update my will - and highly recommend to anyone looking for a family lawyer or conveyancer :)"
Suz M.
"I was fighting for the custody for my son got that; happy with all the arrangements. Would recommend to anyone looking for Family Lawyers, arrangements with payments can be made, I was happy and satisfied with everything. Worth every dollar."
"They understood what I was going through at that time of my life and treated me like a human being, not like a dollar sign."
Alan B.
“I had very little experience with dealing with a lawyer and this was a very difficult case. I always felt confident... they were always so capable and understanding of the huge problems I was dealing with. The result of the case was excellent. If I ever have the need in the future to call a lawyer I would not go anywhere except Masons."
Nita J.