Adrian is an Accredited Family Law Specialist with enormous experience in all aspects of Family Law both financial and regarding children’s issues.
With a background in litigation, Adrian has appeared as a barrister or instructed Counsel in all Family Law related jurisdictions over many years.
Adrian has acted for many clients in complex property and maintenance settlements, family, de-facto and same-sex issues, children’s rights and arrangements, sole occupancy and residence and special purpose orders. His aim is always to help you resolve your issues to your advantage with professional competence and cost effectiveness.
Adrian is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and Family Law Section, Law Council of Australia.
Deanna has worked exclusively in Family Law since her admission in 2005 and is a Senior Associate at Adrian Abrahams Family Lawyers having joined in March 2006.
Deanna is involved in all areas of Family Law including de-facto relationships, property and children's matters in the Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia as well as matters in the Children's Court, Magistrates' (Family Violence) Court, County and Supreme Court of Victoria.
Deanna prepares Binding Financial Agreements including pre-nuptial agreements, separation agreements, divorce applications, consent orders, superannuation agreements, sperm donor agreements, surrogacy agreements, superannuation splitting and flagging orders, Wills and Powers of Attorney.
Deanna has acted for various complex financial matters and contested matters regarding the living arrangements of young children including relocation cases.
Deanna is aware of the difficulties that arise as a result of a separation and aims to provide her clients with clear advice and empower her clients with the knowledge to make well informed decisions and if appropriate offering her clients alternative options of resolving matters without the need for Court intervention.
Deanna speaks French.