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Your family law firm on Brisbane’s Southside

Family Law

Compassionate family lawyers here to guide you through your case.

We understand that navigating difficult family situations can be emotionally challenging. At JMR Lawyers and Mediators you’ll find compassionate guidance and support during this demanding time.

Get support for a variety of matters

Parenting matters

Whether it be through meditation with both parties on the issues arising in the dispute or proceeding to court, at JMR Lawyers and Mediators, we have the experience to guide you expertly through this process. If an agreement is reached between yourself and the other party, with or without our assistance, we are able to formalise agreements about parenting arrangements by way of Parenting Plans or Consent Orders.

Property settlement

Sorting out property matters can be complex, but we're here to make it easier for you. Our team will assist you in reaching a property settlement that ensures a fair distribution of assets and protects the futures of both parties and any children involved.

De facto

If you're in a de facto relationship and facing legal issues, we have the expertise to help you navigate the complexities of de facto law. Let us guide you towards a resolution.

Prenups & cohabitation agreements

Protect your assets and plan for the future with prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Our family lawyers will draft legally sound agreements that reflect your unique circumstances.

How we’ll handle your matter


Mediation is an excellent way to resolve family disputes amicably. We aim to facilitate open communication and cooperation, helping you reach a mutually satisfactory resolution. We recommend mediation as a first step, as it is more cost-effective and less emotionally draining for all parties involved.

Court representation

In cases where litigation is necessary, you can rest assured that we have the skills and experience to represent you effectively in court. Your best interests will always be at the forefront of our strategy.

Why choose us?

We prioritise mediation

We emphasise mediation as a first step. We believe that peaceful resolution can save you time, stress, and money while maintaining positive relationships.

Personalised service

We understand that every family situation is unique. Our personalised approach ensures we tailor our legal advice and strategy to your needs and circumstances.

Save time & money

By focusing on efficient resolutions and avoiding unnecessary legal battles, we help you save both time and money. Our goal is to reach a swift and cost-effective solution for you.

Transparent fees & advice

We believe in transparency in all aspects of our service, including fees. You can trust that our fee structure is clear and reasonable, and we'll provide you with straightforward legal advice throughout your case.

What to expect

When you entrust JMR Lawyers and Mediators with your family law issues, our team works with you to ensure the process is as clear and supportive as possible, from start to finish.

Here’s a step-by-step overview of what you can expect when you engage our services.

Initial Contact

Once you reach out to us, either through phone, email, or our website, our friendly team will schedule a confidential consultation at your convenience. We understand the sensitivity of family law matters, so we ensure that every interaction is respectful and empathetic.

Personalised Consultation

Communication is key in family law solicitor-client relationships. We keep you updated on each development in your case, and our team is always available to answer your questions. We believe in building a partnership with our clients and work hard to ensure you feel supported at every turn.

Tailoring Our Approach

Every family situation is unique. As such, we tailor our legal services to suit your specific needs. Whether your case involves domestic violence, international family law, or requires mediation for a peaceful resolution, our approach is always customised to your needs and circumstances.

Strategy Development

After understanding your situation, we develop a strategic plan. As a respected Brisbane family law firm, we pride ourselves on offering solutions that are both effective and empathetic. We will discuss every step with you, and check that you feel comfortable and informed throughout the process.

Ongoing Support and Communication

During your first meeting with us, one of our experienced Brisbane family lawyers will listen to your situation in detail. We believe in providing a safe space where you can freely discuss your concerns regarding child custody, property settlements, or any other sensitive legal issues. Our goal during this consultation is not just to gather information, but also to offer you a clear understanding of your legal rights and options.

Resolution and Closure

Whether your case involves mediation in the family court or negotiating child custody arrangements, our family law specialists work tirelessly to achieve the best outcome for you. We aim for outcomes that uphold your best interests, as well as those of your family.


Even after your case is resolved, our team remains available for any further advice or support you might need. We are more than just a legal service; we are a team committed to your long-term well-being.


Frequently Asked Questions at JMR Lawyers and Mediators

Mediation is a crucial part of our approach to resolving family law disputes. It involves an impartial mediator helping both parties communicate their needs and find a mutually agreeable solution. This process is often less stressful and more cost-effective than court proceedings. We guide you through each step, ensuring that the mediation process is clear and productive.

At JMR Lawyers and Mediators, we believe in transparent fees and advice. During your initial consultation, we provide a clear outline of our fee structure and payment options. Our aim is to offer high-quality legal services at reasonable rates, ensuring you are fully aware of all costs involved in your case.

In cases of domestic violence, our priority is your safety and well-being. We handle such sensitive matters with utmost care and discretion. Our experienced family law solicitors provide legal advice and representation while connecting you with support services to ensure your protection and legal rights are upheld.

Choosing a local family law firm means you’re working with an experienced Brisbane family lawyer who understands the local legal landscape and have established relationships within the Queensland legal system. This local expertise, combined with our personalised service, ensures that you receive tailored legal solutions that consider both legal and local contextual factors.

We're here for you.

We understand how taxing legal matters can be. With a team of compassionate lawyers ready to fight for you and your family, we’re here for you.