Services

Application for divorce

Our services are tailor-made to help you resolve matters with your former partner.

Divorce, according to Australian law, means simply the dissolution of marriage.

Divorce does not cover other issues that may arise upon separation including:

These other matters are often resolved before you divorce. However, apart from making proper arrangements for your children, you don’t have to resolve them in order to obtain a divorce.

How we can help

Making an application for divorce with us is easy and convenient.

Divorce on the spot

Divorce on the spot $550

In most cases we can prepare your joint divorce application at one appointment and arrange for you and your spouse to sign it on the spot. Please allow 45 minutes for the consultation. Contact us to get started.

Our fixed fee includes:

  • preparing the application;
  • giving the application to you and your spouse for signing;
  • filing the application at the Family Court; and
  • sending you a copy of the decree absolute of divorce when we receive it from the Court.

Our fixed fee excludes:

  • court filing fee of $900.

What to bring to the consultation:

  • your photo identification; and
  • your original marriage certificate, issued by an Australian registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.

Apply for your marriage certificate here (for marriages registered in WA) or here (for marriages registered in Australia).

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Sole application for divorce

Sole application for divorce $1,100

We will prepare a sole divorce application on your instructions, arrange signing and filing at the Court and attend the hearing.

Our fixed fee includes:

  • preparing the application;
  • giving the application to you for signing;
  • filing the application at the Family Court;
  • arranging service of the application on your spouse;
  • attending the first Court hearing; and
  • sending you a copy of the decree absolute of divorce when we receive it from the Court.

Our fixed fee excludes:

  • court filing fee of $900.

What to bring to the consultation:

  • your photo identification; and
  • your original marriage certificate, issued by an Australian registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.

Apply for your marriage certificate here (for marriages registered in WA) or here (for marriages registered in Australia).

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WHAT IS THE PROCESS?

 

Telephone us on (08) 9220 4470 or book online to arrange your consultation.

Please allow up to 45 minutes for the consultation.

We will email you a checklist of information you will need.

Gather the information and bring it with you to your consultation.

We will prepare your application on the spot and arrange for you to sign it.

We will file the documents at the Court and let you  know the date the application is listed for hearing.

In the case of a joint application, we will send you a copy of the decree absolute of divorce when we receive it from the Court.

We will serve the application on your spouse. We will ask you to sign an affidavit of proof of signature. We will attend the first Court hearing and let you know the outcome.

We will send you a copy of the decree absolute of divorce when we receive it from the Court.

RESOLUTION IS
WHAT WE’RE ABOUT

Our services are tailor-made to help you resolve matters with your former partner.

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WHY CHOOSE US

Our experienced lawyers provide great service at competitive prices.

Benefit from our experience
Excellent value for money
We focus on resolution

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Our bright and highly trained team members will anticipate your needs and exceed your expectations.

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MEET THE TEAM

Supervising Partner
Michael Hodgkins
Supervising Partner

(08) 9220 4455
mh@birmanride.com.au

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Senior Associate
Lucy Dickens
Senior Associate

(08) 9220 4401
ld@birmanride.com.au

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Lawyer
Krysten Russo-Battagliolo
Lawyer

(08) 9220 4409
kr@birmanride.com.au

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Legal executive
Tara Ott
Legal executive

(08) 9220 4416
tao@birmanride.com.au

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