Family Lawyers Brisbane

Why choose Australian Family Lawyers, Brisbane?

Led by Vanessa Hernandez, Head of Family Law in QLD, our trusted divorce and family lawyers in Brisbane provide professional legal services with tailored expert guidance to help you navigate the complex legal system completely informed of your rights and entitlements. Moreover, we communicate transparently – without using legal jargon.

Likewise, our extensive expertise, coupled with compassion and strong advocacy skills, is what sets us apart. We’re committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients, no matter what type of family law matter it is.

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How to find us:

Conveniently located right in the heart of Brisbane CBD, our family lawyers in Brisbane are located on Creek St, close to Queen Street Mall and minutes from the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens. Our premises are located opposite the Cathedral of St Stephen, within walking distance from the Brisbane River, as well as Eagle Street Pier.

  • We’re easily accessible via car, an expansive bus network, or ferry (Riverside Ferry Terminal Stop ID: 317590). For up-to-date public transport timetables, visit TransLink.
  • For people driving in, we’re within close proximity to plenty of secure car park facilities – the closest being opposite Wilson Parking at 12 Creek St.

Contact us:

Phone: 03 9088 3184
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Australian Family Lawyers was established in 2015 and is Australia’s only specialist national family law firm. With a footprint across Australian states and territories, we combine the expertise of several leading family law firms and over 35,000 people reach out to the firm each year for advice.

Our family law team in Brisbane comprises some of the most experienced and dedicated professionals in the field. Discover more about each of them by clicking on their profile below.


Do you have a question about family law or relationship law?

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What types of family law matters in Brisbane CBD and surrounds are most common?

As family lawyers based in Brisbane CBD, with many clients in surrounding areas from South Brisbane, Fortitude Valley, Kelvin Grove, West End and more, we deal with a wide variety of unique circumstances in family law.

Vanessa Hernandez says “Brisbane is a contemporary region with a variety of family situations. We see both simple and more complex situations and circumstances, including marital relationships, de facto and same sex relationships. We have experience in pre and postnuptial agreements, separation and divorce, domestic and family violence, spousal maintenance and property settlements. If possible, we always aim to settle matters without going to court through negotiations and mediations.

Our Brisbane family law team is skilled in a wide range of legal matters. For more information about what we can help with, please see our legal services page

How much does a family lawyer cost in Brisbane?

Firstly, at our law firm, we understand that every family law matter is unique, which can make it difficult to predict the exact cost of your case. Many factors, including the complexity of your situation and the other party’s willingness to negotiate, can influence the amount of work needed to resolve your matter and the overall cost. However, you can trust that our experienced team will work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for you and your family. 

Furthermore, we’ll provide you with a Costs Agreement that outlines estimated costs for each stage of your case, and we’ll keep you informed of any updates so that you always know where you stand financially. We’re here to support you throughout the process and help you navigate this complex time.

  • Therefore, to obtain a fee estimate for your matter, please contact our office. We’ll give you a no-cost, no-obligation phone call to get an understanding of your situation and what services you require. After the free phone call, we’ll invite you to a strategy session where we’ll obtain a deeper understanding of your circumstances and legal needs. 
  • Additionally, we’ll explain how and why your legal fees may change over the duration of your family law matter. We’ll communicate your options to you throughout while ensuring that no corners are cut and that any settlement is in your best interests. 

What Court hears family law matters in Brisbane?

Family law matters are generally listed in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCOA) in Brisbane. The Brisbane FCFCOA is located two blocks from our office at Harry Gibbs Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 119 North Quay, Brisbane conveniently also within walking distance from Brisbane Central and Roma Street railway station.

  • Buses travel down George Street, stopping between Turbot and Tank Streets.
  • You can also access a public car park from Tank Street.

Hearings may now be conducted in person or electronically, depending on the circumstances. Finally, if you have any questions or concerns about the process, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team.

Do you have a question about family law or relationship law?

Call now 03 9088 3184

If you would prefer an Australian Family Lawyers team member to contact you, complete the form below.