Senior Family Lawyer
Legal Service: Family Law
Phone: (03) 9580 8311
Fax: (03) 9587 1304
Daniela has exclusively practiced in the area of family law since 2004. Wherever appropriate and possible, Daniela promotes alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, including mediation and arbitration, rather than litigation. Where litigation is unavoidable, Daniela is highly experienced in preparing, presenting and conducting all aspects of litigation, and advising on strategy and other vital matters. She has experience in advocacy and undertakes court appearance work regularly in the Federal Magistrates' Court and the Family Court of Australia.
Daniela provides professional advice, assistance and support to:
- Married partners;
- De facto (domestic) partners;
- Same sex partners;
- People entering into a relationship; and
- Third parties (e.g. grandparents).
Daniela's professional advice and assistance cover the areas concerning:-
- Property/Financial Settlements;
- Children/Parenting Arrangements;
- Spousal Maintenance;
- Child Support;
- Superannuation; and
- Binding Financial Agreements.
In addition to her practice in family law, Daniela volunteers her time at the Peninsula Community Legal Centre and is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and the Southern Solicitor's Group. She also volunteers her time to the Television Education Network on the Family Law Case Watch program which is an audio update service for family law professionals covering an analysis and review of important decisions of the Federal Magistrates Court, Family Court and Full Court appeals.