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Are you dealing with a stressful family law matter that involves a recent separation, parenting dispute, property settlement, or court appearances? Family law experts Shanahan Family Law can help.

We are here to help you with your Family Law matter, call us for a no obligation FREE initial consultation where we will get you back on track with your family law matters.

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Shanahan Family Law

We care

Let us take away some of your stress.

We listen

We take the time to get to know you.

We get results

With a 98% success rate.

Cost effective results

Lowest fees tailored to your position.

The family law experts

Luke Shanahan has over 15 years experience.

Sunshine Coast based

We represent matters Australia wide, other than WA.

About us

Family business practicing since 2009

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 his own practice, Luke was a family law partner and also the partner in charge of the insurance and injury compensation law team in that firm.

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Kent Sparke
Kent Sparke
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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!
Suncoast Pest Solutions
Suncoast Pest Solutions
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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!
lisa Perry
lisa Perry
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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.
Ben Tandy
Ben Tandy
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Thorough on detail and always
out to achieve the best outcome for
both parties, a good reliable advocate to have behind you, highly recommended.
Dans Videos
Dans Videos
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Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Value
Great experience with a professional team that has compassion as well.
cordogs82
cordogs82
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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.
sharni B
sharni B
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I just finished a stressful and lengthy custody matter. I initially started with a different lawyer, but right before final hearing she dropped me as client due to a difference of opinion. So I was feeling super stressed and anxious about going forward. But upon meeting with Dianne I instantly felt at ease, Dianne showed me kindness and compassion and really fought for myself and my family. We were able to get the best possible outcome and now I'm looking forward to putting all of this behind me and enjoying a more positive future. I can't recommend Dianne more highly she really is an amazing lawyer and a wonderful person.
Matt Daniels
Matt Daniels
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Positive: Professionalism
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.
Kristine Warren
Kristine Warren
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Highly recommend Shanahan Family Law, very professional and friendly approach to highly stressful situations.
Jai Drennan
Jai Drennan
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Wonderful people, very kind and gave me lots of information. Highly recommended!
YOGITA RIDGLEY
YOGITA RIDGLEY
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Highly recommend Shanahan Family Law. Professional and stress free. Everything was done over email and phone easy and effectless. Thank you.
Cameron Boyce
Cameron Boyce
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For a persons first time Luke and his team made my experience very easy and helpful, couldn’t be happier thanks team Shanahan
David Fife
David Fife
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Great experience. Very thorough and pleasant to deal with. Good value for money too .
Dion Janssen
Dion Janssen
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A Great warm welcoming firm that were exceptionally professional in the introduction of my family case. I have faith in and really believe a result will finally be made for my family after a long 7 year wait of previous devastating failures.
Mat
Mat
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I'm currently in the middle of a stressful Family Law matter. Luke, Kate and Rhonda have been wonderful. Luke in particular is so calm and professional, I would be loss without them! Thank you!
Chris Austin
Chris Austin
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I can’t thank Luke Shanahan from Shanahan Law enough. He assisted me in negotiating my way through a messy, aggressive financial/divorce settlement. Can’t sing his praises enough. A truly focused professional possessing a moral compass. I trusted him to rectify my situation quickly and that’s exactly what he did with the greatest eloquence and some fine negotiating skills allowing me to walk away with my head held high and a smile on my face. If you are struggling to finalise divorce proceedings or a financial settlement, Luke is your man most definitely. He's your all round solicitor for life.
Tania Green
Tania Green
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Knowing I needed to find someone who could help me with my family court matters was quite stressful to say the least. I was worried about how much it would cost, would they do the work I needed and all of the usual worries that come with finding a Lawyer. I was lucky enough to come across Luke from Shanahan’s Lawyers. From the first time I emailed him, I had all of my questions answered- he was very helpful, informative and polite. Luke explained the process and was upfront with costs (which were fixed). I felt like nothing was too much of a bother. I’ve had a wonderful experience dealing with them and would highly recommend Luke from Shanahans Lawyers.
Michelle Williamson
Michelle Williamson
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Dealing with Shanahan Law has been very easy. Very good service and attention to detail.
Anthony Rososinski
Anthony Rososinski
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Excellent advice and follow up
Sharon Hill
Sharon Hill
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Shanahan Law is a breath of fresh air. Great family law service.
Kylie Summers
Kylie Summers
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Shanahan Law has been great in providing excellent customer service and legal expertise
Elle Du Plessis
Elle Du Plessis
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Aaron Matthews
Aaron Matthews
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Natalie Nortman
Natalie Nortman
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Mel Campbell
Mel Campbell
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