A skilled, hard-working advocate who takes pride in her work, Vanessa thrives on the challenges of complex litigation, consistently achieving successful outcomes for her clients.
Family Lawyers in Darwin | AFL Withnalls
Why choose our team of family lawyers in Darwin?
At our firm, no matter what your family matter is, our team of dedicated and compassionate family lawyers in Darwin are here to support you. Led by Vanessa Farmer, our Head of Family Law at AFL Withnalls and Accredited Family Law Specialist, we’ll make sure we cut through any legal jargon to give you clear and concise advice, so you always know what your options are.
Similarly, your family’s well-being is our top priority. Therefore, our expert lawyers are diligent and focused on understanding you and your family’s individual circumstances and supporting you throughout the legal process, 100% informed of all your rights and entitlements.
We offer free consultations and fixed fees, allowing you to stress less about costs and legal processes and focus on the journey in front of you and your family
How to find AFL Withnalls, Darwin
Our Darwin City practice is on Harry Chan Avenue in Darwin, NT, near the Darwin City Library and Civic Park in the heart of the CBD civic and legal district, minutes from the Supreme Court, Northern Territory Local Court and the Darwin Bus Interchange.
Our address is:
5/22 Harry Chan Avenue, Darwin NT 0800, and we’re conveniently located on the ground floor.
If you’re travelling by car, you can find the locations of all of our parking zones and locations throughout Darwin City via this parking map.
Phone: (08) 8941 1896
Email us: email@example.com
Meet our Darwin family lawyer team
AFL Withnalls family lawyers Darwin comprises some of the most experienced and supportive professionals in the field. Discover more about each of them by clicking on their profile below.
Amy appears as an advocate in the Family, Supreme and Local Courts, volunteers as a panel member on the Northern Territory Rugby Union Judiciary, and as a player representative at the Northern Territory Football League Tribunal.
Joe is a committed advocate who regularly appears in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia as well as the Local Court of the Northern Territory. His strong interest in advocacy makes it a key focus in his legal career.
Reviews and testimonials
Can’t rate these guys highly enough. Was a long hard 4-year road to settlement, purely due to a non-responsive other party, but they got it over the line with great tenacity. Amy unpinned the whole process and dealt with everything professionally and efficiently from the start and really understood what needed to be done in a fairly complicated case. Handing the reins to Joe nearing the end of the process and only a few months before the trial date, I was a bit worried, but the handover was seamless and Joe saw the case through til the end.
Communication was great all the way through and he really understood all of the intricacies of my case without me having to explain everything to him. He had great suggestions and negotiated with the other party’s lawyer well to bring the case to the settlement without the need for a trial hearing. There were always options given and my thoughts listened to with no pressure. Joe was deeply aware of the costs of litigation and the stress for all involved and successfully managed to avoid the need for a costly trial. I highly recommend both Amy and Joe and in the unfortunate event of need further legal matters attended to, then I will be returning to AFL Withnalls.Karen Dean
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How much does a family lawyer cost in Darwin, Northern Territory?
At our law firm, we understand that dealing with family law matters can be a challenging and emotional experience. We want to assure you that we’re here to support you every step of the way. We know that every case is unique, and it’s hard to predict the exact cost. But rest assured, our experienced team will work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for you and your family.
Here is a brief overview of how we work out costs:
We’ll provide you with a Costs Agreement that outlines the estimated costs for each stage of your case, and we will keep you informed of any updates so that you’re always aware of where you stand financially. We want you to feel comfortable and informed throughout the process, and we’ll do everything we can to make that happen. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re here to help you navigate this complex time and achieve the best possible outcome.
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 family law court hears matters in Darwin, NT?
Family law matters can be listed at the Darwin Supreme Court Building.
The Court is located at:
5 Smith Street, Darwin, in front of building State Square, 150 metres from Darwin City Bus Terminal.
- One hour’s free parking in front of the building.
- Two-hour on-street paid parking on Smith St, 50 metres away.
- Disabled Parking on Mitchell Street in front of NT Library, 50 metres away.
- A taxi rank on Knuckey Street at the end of Smith Street Mall, 300 metres away.
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.