what we offer

  • Experts in our field
    The solicitor looking after your case is a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Family Law Specialist. Your important case will not be handled by junior lawyers or those who do merely “dabble” in family law and family violence matters....
  • Client Focused
    Best results and supporting our clients is what drives us. For more information see “our commitment to you page”....
  • Local
    The Principal and Legal Director of our practice has lived and worked in the local area for nearly 20 years. We strive to give back to our local community....
  • Fair Pricing Policy
    Our first appointment with you up to 1 hour is free of charge. However, charges will apply if you require us to advise you about existing legal documents and/or require us to provide a certificate of legal advice for financial...



AAB Lawyers is a specialist family law practice, the only such practice in the local area including Emerald, Narre Warren and Berwick.

We can assist clients with:

  • Protection of assets prior to and during de facto relationships and marriage
  • Same sex relationship property and parenting matters
  • Specialist support services and mediation
  • Pre-separation and post-separation advice
  • Intervention orders and family violence
  • Victims of crime applications
  • Parenting plans and parenting orders
  • Parenting disputes
  • Property disputes
  • Child support
  • Divorce


Before Marriage

It is possible to protect your asset position and minimise the risk of conflict and costly litigation if unfortunately your marriage ends in separation.We can advise you about all your options tailored to your individual circumstances.We can also refer you to pre-marriage counselling, pre-marriage courses and information for blended families.

Before De Facto Relationship

Entering into a de facto relationship could have similar consequences to being married if the relationship ends in separation.What constitutes a de facto relationship may be different to what you think.De facto laws apply to both heterosexual and same sex couples.Contact us to find out the meaning of “de facto relationship” and how you can protect your asset position.

During Marriage and De Facto Relationship

It is possible to protect assets and to minimise the risk of costly litigation in the event of separation, even if you are already married or in a de facto relationship.  Contact us to find out how.

Following Separation

We are resolution focused and aim to settle your financial affairs with your former partner as quickly as possible and with minimum conflict.
If you and your partner have children, we can assist you to formulate effective and practical Parenting Plans or Parenting Orders.
We can also represent you in all Courts related to your case.