Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist
Working Closely With You
Family breakdown can be a painful and exhausting experience. Emotions often run high and misunderstandings can easily occur, particularly where children are involved. The whole area of Family Law can seem endlessly confusing and complex.
At Kennedy Spanner, we understand how difficult Family Law issues can be. That's why our experienced team will work closely with you to identify the most important issues and ensure family disputes are brought to a prompt resolution.
- Marital Property Settlements
- Children's Matters - Residence (Custody) and Access (Contact)
- Defacto Property Issues
- Divorce Applications
- Domestic Violence
- Collaborative Law
- Urgent Applications including Children and Property
- Restraining Orders
- Pre-Nuptial Agreements – Cohabitation Agreements – Binding Financial Agreements
Family Law Experts
Malcolm Kennedy is recognised by the Queensland Law Society as an Accredited Family Law Specialist. Malcolm heads up our Family Law department which includes experienced family law solicitors Arlene Holley and Amanda Schmidt.
What is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist?
As an Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist, Malcolm Kennedy has:
- Demonstrated extensive experience in the area of Family Law
- Completed an advanced study program in Family Law which is rigorously administered by the Queensland Law Society
- Undertaken continuing legal education in the area of Family Law to ensure that his knowledge and practice remains on the cutting edge of developments in this area of the law.
Our team has a proven track record of successfully handling complex issues in Family Law matters. We will guide you through even the most difficult legal matters.
The Right Advice
We provide decisive but sensitive advice, never losing sight of the fact that we are dealing with people and relationships, not just with matters of law.
We keep our clients informed throughout the process and remain proactive in protecting their rights.
In recognition of our commitment to excellence, Malcolm Kennedy is one of few solicitors who acts as a Court-appointed independent children's lawyer in Family Law matters. He has been accepting these appointments continually since 1997. His appointed role regularly brings him in contact with Child Psychiatrists, Child Psychologists and Family Report Writers together with Child Health and Education Specialists. This wealth of experience and knowledge enables our firm to deliver a high standard of advice and service to our clients.
Using our specialist skills and experience, whether the case is a multi-million dollar property case or a home and contents property case, we bring to each the same level of understanding and skill in order to promptly resolve the matter with a minimum of stress and legal cost to our client.
Our clients recognise, when you have a lot at stake, you need an expert on your side.
Deferral of Legal Costs
We understand that in some cases, it is difficult for you to pay for legal fees until an agreement is reached or until Court Orders are made.
Talk to us about deferred payment of legal costs until finalisation of your matter.
Call 1800 093 760 to talk to a Family Law Expert
Personal Injury Lawyers
At Kennedy Spanner Lawyers we are committed to helping you through the stressful times in your lives, whether it be a family law matter, the death of a loved one, if you have been injured at work, in a motor vehicle accident, or the victim of medical negligence.
Kennedy Spanner Lawyers are experts who specialise in family law and Personal injury compensation. We have an Accredited Specialist in both of these areas. The Law Society specialist accreditation demonstrates a very high level of expertise in both the given areas and as such we believe our firm can offer high quality no nonsense advice.
We also practice extensively in the areas of Wills & Estates and Police Matters.
Lawyers with offices in Brisbane and Toowoomba
We have offices in both Brisbane and Toowoomba and assist clients from all over Queensland and beyond.
We believe it is important that people should have the right to access the best legal advice even when they are unable to afford the upfront legal fees. In approved cases we will handle your case on No Win No Fee basis. Basically, if you don't get paid, we don't get paid. We will provide you with an easy to read Service Agreement which confirms our promise in writing to you that the matter is being handled on a No Win No Fee or Deferred Fee basis as the case may be.