divorce lawyers adelaide

Divorce Lawyers Adelaide. 

What Does a Divorce Lawyer Do? 

A Divorce Lawyer is a specialist legal professional otherwise known as a family lawyer. Their primary role is to represent and advise their client in the legal proceedings related to the dissolution of marriage. Both husband and wife will typically engage their own divorce lawyer.

Above all a Divorce Lawyer will: 

Help their client understand the process via the family courts in Adelaide.

Assist their client to gather and organise relevant documents and evidence.

Negotiate with the other parties counsel to reach a settlement agreement. 

Provide legal representation in the family court if an out of court settlement cannot be reached.

All in all, provide guidance and advice to their client throughout the case to assist in making informed decisions.

Financial arrangements and child custody will also form part of a divorce lawyers duties. They will ensure that the best possible outcome is reached for their client and children. Divorce Lawyers will also work with other professionals such as property valuers, forensic accountants and custodial evaluators. 

At Mahony’s we work with families all over Adelaide to assist with Divorce proceedings. Our offices are conveniently located in Salisbury, Campbelltown, Woodville and Mount Gambier.

Useful Family Law Links 

Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia.

Law Handbook – Legal Services Commission of South Australia.

Useful Articles Relating to Divorce Laws in South Australia.


Navigating Divorce Law in South Australia: Understanding Your Rights and Legal Considerations


After all divorce can be a challenging and emotional process, but having a clear understanding of divorce laws in South Australia is essential for individuals going through this life-changing event. In this content, we will explore various topics relating to divorce law, providing both informative insights and showcasing the legal services offered by Mahony’s Lawyers, a trusted law firm with four offices in Adelaide, South Australia.

Initiating the Divorce Process in South Australia.

This article will delve into the process of initiating a divorce in South Australia, covering essential aspects such as:

  • Grounds for divorce in South Australia.
  • Residency requirements and jurisdictional considerations.
  • Steps involved in filing for divorce.
  • The role of the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court in divorce proceedings.

Division of Assets and Property Settlements in Divorce.

This article will provide insights into the division of assets and property settlements during a divorce, including:

  • Understanding the principles of property division in South Australia.
  • Identifying marital assets and liabilities.
  • Factors considered by the court when dividing property.
  • Exploring options for negotiation and dispute resolution in property settlements.

Child Custody and Parenting Arrangements in Divorce.

This article will focus on child custody and parenting arrangements following a divorce, covering topics such as:

  • Best interests of the child standard in South Australia.
  • Types of parenting arrangements, including shared custody and sole custody.
  • Developing parenting plans and consent orders.
  • Resolving disputes related to child custody through mediation or court proceedings.

Spousal Maintenance and Financial Support.

Another key point is spousal maintenance and financial support considerations in divorce cases, including:

  • Eligibility criteria for spousal maintenance in South Australia.
  • Determining the amount and duration of spousal maintenance.
  • Factors considered by the court when awarding financial support.
  • Options for resolving disputes related to spousal maintenance.


Understanding the various aspects of divorce law in South Australia is crucial for individuals going through the divorce process. Mahony’s Lawyers, with four offices in Adelaide, South Australia, can provide comprehensive legal assistance and guidance during this challenging time. Stay tuned for our upcoming articles exploring each subtopic in detail, providing valuable insights and showcasing Mahony’s Lawyers’ expertise in divorce law to help you navigate the complexities of divorce and secure your future.

Please note that the information provided in this content is intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. For personalized legal advice regarding your specific divorce case, it is recommended to consult with a qualified family law lawyer from Mahony’s Lawyers or a reputable legal professional.