family and estate law


At Michael Conley Lawyers we support our clients with a range of family-focused legal services. With expertise in family and estate law, our experienced team guides you and your family towards a resolution in a range of matters including divorce, separation, parenting orders, trusts and wills and probate. From straight-forward family law matters, to more complex disputes involving substantial and varied assets located both in Australia and overseas, we’re here to guide you towards a satisfactory resolution and help secure the future of your family.

Focusing on family law, we take a collaborative approach to resolving complex family issues. We aim to secure the best possible outcome for your family, particularly for your children. Focused on the big picture, we work with you to facilitate settlements for the good of all in:

  • Marriage and de facto relationship breakdown, including divorce and separation
  • Spouse and child maintenance
    parenting arrangements for children
  • Child abduction matters.
  • Property settlements, including property identification and valuation, both within Australia and overseas

Want to find out more about our family law services? Book a free 15-minute call to discuss your needs and to arrange a meeting with one of our knowledgeable family lawyers.

Experienced in estate law, we understand the strain of trying to navigate wills and probate. Our role is to understand the full extent of the estate and work with you to achieve a positive outcome. Using a personal and collaborative approach, our specialist team works hard to resolve:

  • Wills, Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianships.
  • Contested estates and family provision claims.
  • Mediations and Deeds of Family Arrangement.


Want to find out more about our estate law services? Book a free 15-minute call to discuss your needs and to arrange a meeting with one of our experienced estate lawyers.

Our Approach

- Responsive

We understand how important it is for you to receive a prompt response during stressful times. Our team prioritises communication to ensure you always know what’s happening with your case. We always reply to your calls and emails, and we’ll never ask you to call back later.

- Personalised

We work hard to understand your needs and try to resolve issues before heading to court to minimise your financial and emotional cost. With trained mediators and arbitrators, our team strives to achieve a sensible and cost-efficient resolution that suits your needs with a focus on mediation, arbitration and negotiation.

- Collaborative

When you work with us, you are supported by a full team of lawyers who put the needs of your family front and centre. Providing more than just legal advice, we take a holistic approach to every case to ensure the best possible outcome for you and your family. Our team and professionals we work with include:
  • Barristers
  • Partners
  • Senior associates
  • Paralegals
  • Administrative staff
  • Forensic accountants
  • Counsellors

Looking for a Wills and Estates Lawyer or a Family Law Solicitor?

Do you want to protect your child’s inheritance? Need advice on how to protect financial gifts provided to your children during your lifetime? 

Give our team a call on (02) 9223 5299 or send an email to