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Shanahan Family Law
Sunshine Coast Family Law Support?
Are you dealing with a stressful family law matter that involves a recent divorce or separation, parenting dispute, property settlement, or court appearances? Our family law experts can help with legal advice.
Shanahan Family Lawyers
Why choose us?
Family business practicing since 2008
Shanahan Family Law was established by Luke Shanahan after having worked for one of Queensland’s longest running firms for approximately 10 years. Before starting Shanahan Family Law, Luke was a family law partner and also the partner responsible for the insurance and injury compensation law depart in that firm. With their extensive experience in family law, you are in good hands with Luke and his family lawyers Sunshine Coast staff who strive for a high level of quality.
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From day one dealing with solicitor Ilinke Naude, I felt very comfortable and was quietly very impressed with the way Luke Shanahan’s Team do business. It left me confident in all advice I received in my custody and access matter. Ilinke is a true professional who goes above and beyond to ensure every possible eventuality is covered. After a very successful Mediation with Ilinke there every step of the way, I was able achieve all of my goals, I am convinced that if Ilinke hadn’t been with me, the result may not have been the same. Not only were Shanahan Family Law able to help me sort my matter without having to step foot in the Court, they understood that not everyone has large sums of money sitting around to pay legal fees and they worked with me on several occasions to get a mutually beneficial arrangement in place. I highly recommend Luke Shanahan’s Family Law Team and particularly Ilinke to anyone who finds themselves in a similar Family Law situation that I did. Thank you again Shanahan’s and Ilinke - Love your work!
I am so thankful for the great advice that I received at my initial consultation. I had an urgent parenting matter where I was concerned about a potential relocation. I contacted Shanahan in pure distress; I had an appointment the same day, received thorough legal advice and empathy towards my case. I am relieved to have been able to get some genuine legal advice in urgent circumstances. I look forward to working with the firm to assist in my case moving forward. Thank you Shanahan family law for your expert legal advice!
The team at Shanahan Family Law assisted me through a very difficult property settlement matter. Luke was kind and empathetic, and provided a clear plan on how to move forward a progress my matter through to an agreement; avoiding litigation and lengthy delays. Nikki and Kate were always lovely to speak to as well and provided assistance where needed. I would highly recommend the team at Shanhan Family Law for anyone needing assistance with their family law matters.
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both parties, a good reliable advocate to have behind you, highly recommended.
Great experience with a professional team that has compassion as well.
I can't thank Luke and Ilinke enough for their kindness, support and professionalism. After nearly 12 months of ongoing legal representation I can't fault them in any way. I highly recommend Shanahan Family law, their reputation speaks for itself.
Very professional and were able to accommodate me on very short notice. This was followed up by an email the same day outlining a proposed plan.
Highly recommend Shanahan Family Law, very professional and friendly approach to highly stressful situations.
Highly recommend Shanahan Family Law. Professional and stress free. Everything was done over email and phone easy and effectless. Thank you.
Excellent advice and follow up
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What Shanahan Family Law customers are asking?
To help you understand more about your circumstances Shanahan Family Law have created some of the most common questions with these FAQ’s?
I’m not sure we would use the words ‘best Family Lawyers’ instead we think of Shanahan Family Law as an experienced firm with proven results. We don’t take your circumstances for granted, we genuinely care for every client that chooses to partner with us. We are serious when we say we care, listen, and get results. When we listen we do so through active listening, where we not only hear your words but understand the complete message being communicated. We care because we genuinely believe in supporting you find a better life through our range of family law services.
At Shanahan Family Law, where possible, we always encourage staying away from the courts. If you can mediate away from the courts, you’re likely to save yourself thousands in lawyers’ and hearing expenses and the emotional toll of it all. Sometimes it may be difficult to avoid. It is important to understand that if you have been experiencing domestic violence or communication has completely broken down between both parties, it may be in your best interest to seek legal help.
If it is for divorce, The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia explain it well here, as you will have to attend in some capacity. If you are experiencing a different problem, Family Relationships Australia talks more about the broader family law matters and attending court. Read more here. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, in many cases, if you are required to attend court, you will do so via a Microsoft Teams video link.
Luke Shanahan principal of Shanahan Family Law is a passionate family law lawyer who understands the importance of building strong, enduring and lasting relationships. Luke Shanahan is committed to ensuring that his clients receive the best legal advice while remaining accessible and responsive. Luke believes everyone deserves a second chance at a better life, and his aim is to do this through his family law support services. Luke started practising in 2008. You can learn more about Luke Shanahan by clicking here.
This really depends on your circumstances and whether or not you have the confidence and skills to navigate through the family law court system. A divorce lawyer is often the first person you think of when you are going through a divorce. They can represent you in a divorce, property consent orders, domestic violence, child custody, attendance in court, mediation, barrister support and a range of other family law matters. This makes them uniquely qualified to represent you throughout the whole process. Hiring a specialist lawyer in these types of matters, like a Shanahan Family Lawyer, will help ensure you are protected throughout the entire process. They will increase your chances of obtaining the best possible outcome for you and your family.
Call our office and let us help you understand or even point you in the right direction. Our initial consultation will allow us to determine whether you require our services or not. Call the office and we would be only too happy to discuss your family law matters in more detail. You can learn more about family law here.
We Provide Family Law Services to the entire Sunshine Coast Region.
Maroochydore Surrounding Suburbs 4558
Minyama Surrounding Suburbs 4575
Twin Waters Surrounding Suburbs 4564
Caloundra Surrounding Suburbs 4551
Noosa Surrounding Suburbs 4567
Nambour Surrounding Suburbs 4560
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If your matter is urgent, please call us on (07) 5408 4470.