Going through the breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship can be one of the most stressful times of your life. People often experience a range of intense and often conflicting emotions as they think about ending a relationship. You may be angry, sad, relieved, disappointed, confused or concerned about what the future holds. We can guide you through the process with a compassionate and practical approach.

What is separation?

At least one or both of you must decide to end the relationship, communicate that to the other person and behave as though the relationship has come to an end.

What is a divorce?

A divorce is an Order of the Court that legally ends a marriage. It does not contain any Orders or conditions about property settlement or what happens with your children.

Frequently asked questions