Areas of Practice

Here at NLS Law, we provide specialist assistance in various aspects of the law focused on Human Rights and Children Law, including Family Law, Children’s Law, Criminal Law, Adoption and Surrogacy Law, Institutional Abuse Law, Immigration Law and Defamation Law.

Areas of Practice

Here at NLS Law, we provide specialist assistance in various aspects of the law focused on Human Rights and Children Law, including Family Law, Children’s Law, Criminal Law, Adoption and Surrogacy Law, Institutional Abuse Law, Immigration Law and Defamation Law.

Areas of Practice
Here at NLS Law, we provide specialist assistance in various aspects of the law focused on Human Rights and Children Law, including Family Law, Children’s Law, Criminal Law, Adoption and Surrogacy Law, Institutional Abuse Law, Immigration Law and Defamation Law.

Family Law

One of the most difficult times in a person’s life, and for their family, is when a relationship or marriage breaks down. Many people simply don’t know where to turn to or what step to take next. There are often parenting arrangements to be considered for the children and also property issues that need to be worked out. NLS Law can provide comprehensive advice about your legal rights, obligations and entitlements. The sooner you can seek legal advice about parenting and property matters, the better. Our areas of expertise includes all aspects of parenting matters, relocation, shared parenting arrangements and issues such as family violence or child abuse allegations; property and financial matters, spousal maintenance and child support.

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Family Law

For all Parenting and Property Matters

One of the most difficult times in a person’s life, and for their family, is when a relationship or marriage breaks down. Many people simply don’t know where to turn to or what step to take next. There are often parenting arrangements to be considered for the children and also property issues that need to be worked out. NLS Law can provide comprehensive advice about your legal rights, obligations and entitlements. The sooner you can seek legal advice about parenting and property matters, the better. Our areas of expertise includes all aspects of parenting matters, relocation, shared parenting arrangements and issues such as family violence or child abuse allegations; property and financial matters, spousal maintenance and child support.

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Children's Law

Care & Protection and Criminal Law

When the Department of Family and Community Services intervenes in family life, it’s important to obtain sound legal advice and representation. Our win in the NSW Court of Appeal with the case of Re Tracey [2011] NSWCA is an example of the strong advocacy undertaken to promote the importance of a child's right to maintain culture and family connections. NLS Law can help with applications through the Department of Family and Community Services in the Children's Court, Rescission and Variation Applications (s90) for parents and those who seek the return of children or increased contact, and with appeals for family members who have been unsuccessful in the Children's Court. We can also provide, advice and assistance if a young person has been arrested and is due to appear before the Children’s Court.

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Children's Law

Care & Protection and Criminal Law

When the Department of Family and Community Services intervenes in family life, it’s important to obtain sound legal advice and representation. Our win in the NSW Court of Appeal with the case of Re Tracey [2011] NSWCA is an example of the strong advocacy undertaken to promote the importance of a child's right to maintain culture and family connections. NLS Law can help with applications through the Department of Family and Community Services in the Children's Court, Rescission and Variation Applications (s90) for parents and those who seek the return of children or increased contact, and with appeals for family members who have been unsuccessful in the Children's Court. We can also provide, advice and assistance if a young person has been arrested and is due to appear before the Children’s Court.

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Adoption and Surrogacy

Adoption is the process which determines who has legal guardianship of a child whose upbringing is the responsibility of someone other than the birth parents. Surrogacy is where a woman carries a child for intended parents, who may or may not be the biological parent of the child. Adoption and Surrogacy can be confusing and complicated, but the team at NLS Law has the experience to help eliminate the complexities by providing sound advice to help you achieve a successful outcome.

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Adoption and Surrogacy

Adoption is the process which determines who has legal guardianship of a child whose upbringing is the responsibility of someone other than the birth parents. Surrogacy is where a woman carries a child for intended parents, who may or may not be the biological parent of the child. Adoption and Surrogacy can be confusing and complicated, but the team at NLS Law has the experience to help eliminate the complexities by providing sound advice to help you achieve a successful outcome.

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Criminal Law

Criminal Processes and Court Assistance

NLS Law is able to provide a comprehensive range of services in respect of: Police arrest and the criminal process; bail applications in the Local, District and Supreme Courts; Local Court and Committal Hearings; District and Supreme Court Trials; and Commonwealth, Legal Aid and Private Matters. NLS Law has experience in the Children's Court of NSW, the Local Court of NSW, the District Court of NSW and the Supreme Court of NSW. As an accredited Children’s Law specialist, we provide representation to young people who are facing criminal charges, and work closely with them to achieve the best result. This includes a sports personality mentoring program and access to services that will assist them in the future.

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Criminal Law

Criminal Processes and Court Assistance

NLS Law is able to provide a comprehensive range of services in respect of: Police arrest and the criminal process; bail applications in the Local, District and Supreme Courts; Local Court and Committal Hearings; District and Supreme Court Trials; and Commonwealth, Legal Aid and Private Matters. NLS Law has experience in the Children's Court of NSW, the Local Court of NSW, the District Court of NSW and the Supreme Court of NSW. As an accredited Children’s Law specialist, we provide representation to young people who are facing criminal charges, and work closely with them to achieve the best result. This includes a sports personality mentoring program and access to services that will assist them in the future.

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Immigration

Legal cases concerning immigration can be extremely difficult. The rules and regulations are changing frequently, and you need trusted advice in the field to guide you through the immigration maze. NLS Law can help with Australian visa applications, cancellations, refusals, overstays and Employer Sponsored visas to name a few. If you’re anxious about a situation involving yourself or family members, including aged relatives and dependent children, we can provide the most up-to-the-minute legal advice, attend to the matter promptly and keep you informed every step of the way.

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Immigration

Legal cases concerning immigration can be extremely difficult. The rules and regulations are changing frequently, and you need trusted advice in the field to guide you through the immigration maze. NLS Law can help with Australian visa applications, cancellations, refusals, overstays and Employer Sponsored visas to name a few. If you’re anxious about a situation involving yourself or family members, including aged relatives and dependent children, we can provide the most up-to-the-minute legal advice, attend to the matter promptly and keep you informed every step of the way.

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Institutional Abuse

Abuse in Schools, Churches and Other Institutions

The team at NLS Law is committed to helping clients who have suffered abuse at a school, church or other Institution. If you or a family member have experienced abuse, we urge you to contact us to discuss the situation confidentially. We will listen to your story and provide advice as to the best way forward. Our team has access to experienced Barristers who are also willing to assist in these difficult circumstances. We can advise whether you have a case, can commence court proceedings or if there are other options available to you.

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Institutional Abuse

Abuse in Schools, Churches and Other Institutions

The team at NLS Law is committed to helping clients who have suffered abuse at a school, church or other Institution. If you or a family member have experienced abuse, we urge you to contact us to discuss the situation confidentially. We will listen to your story and provide advice as to the best way forward. Our team has access to experienced Barristers who are also willing to assist in these difficult circumstances. We can advise whether you have a case, can commence court proceedings or if there are other options available to you.

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Abuse in Foster Care

The team at NLS Law is committed to helping clients who have suffered abuse in Foster Care or through bullying at school. If you or a family member have experienced abuse or bullying, we urge you to contact us to discuss the situation confidentially, as strict limitation periods apply. We will listen to your story and provide advice as to the best way forward. Our team has access to experienced Barristers who are also willing to assist in these difficult circumstances. We can advise whether you have a case, can commence court proceedings or if there are other options available to you.

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Abuse in Foster Care

The team at NLS Law is committed to helping clients who have suffered abuse in Foster Care or through bullying at school. If you or a family member have experienced abuse or bullying, we urge you to contact us to discuss the situation confidentially, as strict limitation periods apply. We will listen to your story and provide advice as to the best way forward. Our team has access to experienced Barristers who are also willing to assist in these difficult circumstances. We can advise whether you have a case, can commence court proceedings or if there are other options available to you.

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