Your first appointment will be a time for you to tell your side of the story.
It can be helpful to make a note of the following ;
Relevant dates such as date relationship started, date of marriage, date of separation.
Assets and debts for each party at the start of the relationship.
Assets and debts at the current time and since separation.
Contributions of each party during the relationship - both financial and non-financial such as the care of children and maintenance of the home.
Cathryn Shiels has been practising for over 10 years. She established her own firm, Cathryn Shiels Lawyers, in 2015. Cathryn Shiels Lawyers is the firm that prides
itself as a leading provider of Family Law services in the Bendigo region and surrounding areas.
As a small firm, providing personalised service, the firm has demonstrated continued success. Due to the impact of the Covid pandemic, Cathryn is currently providing remote and virtual services. Currently many court hearings are conducted by Webex or Microsoft Teams. Cathryn can appear for you in your court hearing either by video link or in person where appropriate.
Personalised service is a core philosophy of the firm. You will be represented by the one Lawyer for your entire case.
Cathryn strives to get the best results, in the shortest time, costing you, the client, less.
Family Law proceedings, separation and divorce can be a very stressful time. You will be supported and listened to throughout the process.
Clear advice is provided in relation to Criminal Law proceedings, and based on the facts and evidence you will receive advice on the best course of
action for you.