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Emotional Times: During any separation, emotions run high and is not a good time to be rushing into decisions. A solicitor, experienced in family law, can help you and your family through these difficult times. Photo: Shutterstock.

Emotional Times: During any separation, emotions run high and is not a good time to be rushing into decisions. A solicitor, experienced in family law, can help you and your family through these difficult times. Photo: Shutterstock.

When relationships end, the emotional battles can be hard enough without adding financial arguments into the mix. Working out who should live with who, who should get what and how much each of you contributed, along with what you should all be entitled to doesn’t help to heal the wounds.

Ideally you want to stay away from the court system. Apart from extra stress, time and money involved, settling out of court means everyone knows exactly what is happening, where going to court means there is the uncertainty of waiting for a judicial officer to decide for you. 

Plus, according to the Attorney-General, there are more than 20,000 family law matters currently awaiting resolution before the courts, with the median time taken to reach trial in the Family Court sitting at 17 months.

Expert in family law, Solicitor David King. Photo: Supplied.

Expert in family law, Solicitor David King. Photo: Supplied.

Solicitor David King has many years of experience in family law, both from a professional and personal level.  Having experienced divorce in his childhood, David is able to provide understanding and a mature reality to his clients regarding all matters of family law, while maintaining a strong focus on what is in the best interests of any children.

David has observed that parents usually control and influence any disputes about both parenting and financial issues following a breakdown of marriage. Separation can be a particularly stressful time for children and individually they may react in different ways.

After a marriage breakdown remember paramount to your personal turmoil are the strong emotions separation can create for your children.

David King, Solicitor

How children react can depends on the child’s age, temperament and the level of cooperation or conflict between the parents, therefore it is vital to have there interests at heart when looking at any family law matter.

Children who are supported and encouraged to maintain a positive relationship with both parents are more likely to adapt to the changes. David’s approach to family law focuses on getting the best outcome for his clients keeping in mind everyone’s best interests, including children who may now face an unfamiliar world.

David can assist with any aspect of family law including parenting court proceedings, financial family law dispute resolution and property law court proceedings, along with any court resolution of family law issues