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

Learn about all our legal services and how we’ll work with you to provide a clear path forward.

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.

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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.

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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.

There is:

  • 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.