Professional Family Lawyers & Divorce Specialists in Brisbane

Emerson Family Law is a boutique family and criminal law firm in Brisbane, specialising in all aspects of separation,divorce and all criminal and traffic areas of law. Our team of experienced lawyers will empower you with an understanding of your rights, obligations and entitlementsand provide you with expert and timely legal advice on the best way to proceed with your matter. We take the time to understand your unique circumstances to help you negotiate the best outcome for you and your family.

Family law specialists and Criminal lawyers that look after your best interests

As a team of highly trained family lawyers, we assist families and clients in Brisbane. We offer a full range of family law services to our clients who may be applying for a divorce, determining child custody or parenting arrangements for their children and planning their estate.

Understanding that each of these options can be difficult for families and loved ones to go through, we approach every case with a combination of compassion, professionalism and commitment, working hard to deliver the best possible results for each client.

Why we are known as reliable family and criminal lawyers

We aim to be the specialists of choice for people who are experiencing the difficult and often overwhelming process of separation and divorce or being charged with a criminal offence. For many years we have been the family law specialists that people throughout Brisbane and surrounding areas turn to for reliable and caring counsel, guiding them through cases that can at times be overwhelming both physically and emotionally.By aiming to deliver an experience that is as seamless as possible, we endeavour to reach a resolution that puts you and your family’s best interests first.

If you are looking for comprehensive advice on De Facto Separation, Divorce, Property Settlements, Child Custody, Child Support, Mediation or Binding Financial Agreements, please contact us for a fixed price initial consultation with one of our expert family lawyers.

Contact us today

If you have been charged with a criminal offence, or require further advice for yourself or a loved one, or you are looking for a team of family and criminal law solicitors who you can trust with your important questions contact us today on 07 3211 4920 for more information on our services and how we can help guide you through it.

The Top 6 Myths Regarding Domestic and Family Violence Law in Qld

Our News and Updates


The High Court of Australia recently delivered its landmark decision in Thorne and Kennedy [2017] HCA 49 on 8 November 2017 whereby a 36-year old European woman (“the Wife”) successfully fought to overturn a pre-nuptial agreement which she signed on the eve of her marriage to a millionaire 67-year old...

Read Full Article [..]

The 10 FAQ’s of Australian Family Law – What You Should Know

What is a Divorce? A Divorce is the legal recognition at the end of your marriage. You can obtain a Divorce if your marriage has irretrievably broken down and you have been separated for no less than 12 months. Despite popular belief, you do not have to prove who was “at fault”...

Read Full Article [..]

Child Support What you need to know

Child support stems from the fundamental principle that “each parent of a child has a duty to maintain their child.” Child Support Agreements After separation, parents, whether married or de facto, can reach an agreement regarding the type and level of child support that is paid from one parent (“the...

Read Full Article [..]