Divorces & Dissolutions of Civil Partnerships

If you are married and you or your spouse have come to the conclusion that your marriage has irretrievably broken down, then you may be considering getting a divorce. Similarly, if you are in a civil partnership and your or … read more

Financial Orders & Agreements

Financial Orders

In a divorce, dissolution or separation, there are often financial issues that need to be resolved between spouses and civil partners. What is going to happen about the house? Will it be sold or transferred to one of you? What … read more

Collaborative Law

Collaborative law is an alternative to using the Family Court to resolve the financial aspect of any divorce or separation. It can also be used to agree arrangements for children. The collaborative process is usually significantly less expensive and less … read more

Children Disputes

Armstrong Family Law can advise and represent you in relation to disputes about children, including constructive negotiations, mediation, arbitration or, if necessary, applications to the Family Court. Parents must always act in the best interests of the children. However, it … read more

Pay As You Go & Fixed Fee Services

PAYG & Fixed Fee Services

Armstrong Family Law can offer legal services either by Full Representation or by its Pay As You Go service. Full Representation is just that – Armstrong Family Law handles all work necessary to progress your case from start to finish. … read more

Unmarried Couples Disputes

Many people wrongly assume that if they live with a partner for long enough, they become a common law spouse and that therefore they gain the same rights as a married person. In fact, there is no such thing as … read more

Cohabitation & Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Cohabitation More and more couples now live together without marrying, but very few of them have a clear idea of what would happen if the relationship ended. Many people wrongly believe that after a few years together, unmarried couples gain … read more

Domestic Violence or Abuse

If you are the victim of domestic violence or abuse, Armstrong Family Law can advise and represent you in relation to this, including dealing with applications to the Family Court for domestic violence injunctions and other related issues. Domestic abuse … read more

Change of Name

Change of Name

Some people make the decision to change their names. Ex-wives may want to revert to their maiden name after a divorce. Ex-husbands too. Other people just want to change their names because they have never been happy with their old … read more



If you and your spouse or civil partner are separating and either have not decided if there is going to be a divorce or dissolution, or if no divorce or dissolution proceedings are likely for a while, you should consider having … read more

Legal advice in mediation


The breakdown of a relationship is one of the most stressful things that can happen to anyone. If your marriage or relationship is ending, you may feel very frightened about what the future will bring and you may dread having … read more