Since 2004, Elissa has been assisting clients in all aspects of family law; from standard parenting and property agreements to high net worth property litigation involving complex legal structures.
Elissa understands that family separation is one of life’s most stressful and difficult times.
She is compassionate, approachable, highly competent and her attention to detail, experience and determination assists her clients to achieve the best possible results.
Elissa utilises her experience, her skills in negotiation and her understanding of human dynamics and relationships to resolve disputes as quickly and efficiently as possible.
- Property settlements (de facto and matrimonial)
- Same sex property settlement and parenting matters
- Farming disputes and property settlements
- International and national child relocation matters
- Parenting matters
- Spousal maintenance
- International and national child relocation matters (Hague convention)
- Allegations of abuse
- Domestic violence
- Child support
- Family Law Section, Law Council of Australia
- Women Lawyers Association of South Australia
- Doyle’s Guide: Recommended Family and Divorce Lawyers South Australia 2019
- Doyle’s Guide: Recommended Parenting, Custody and Parenting Matters Lawyers South Australia 2019
Elissa's Areas of Practice
After separation a party to a relationship is able to seek financial support from their former partner. It is separate to the payment of child support. We are able to tailor our advice to ensure that the individual needs and financial…
If your child or children have been abducted and taken overseas by your partner or former partner you should immediately obtain advice from an experienced family lawyer. Any delay in doing so could have an adverse impact on your position.
Domestic & International Relocation of Children
After a separation it is not unusual for one party to want to move a significant distance away from the other parent. If that situation arises, it is important that you obtain advice from an experienced family lawyer as soon as possible…
Child Support & Children's Living Arrangements
We understand that the emotional and financial welfare and safety of their children is of the utmost importance to our clients. We listen to our client’s concerns and provide appropriate advice to meet those concerns.
De Facto Relationships & Domestic Partnerships
We provide advice in relation to both financial matters and children’s arrangements in circumstances where there has been a breakdown of a de facto relationship or a domestic partnership.
We can assist our clients with a divorce or provide them with the names of marriage guidance counsellors, should they want to explore the possibility of reconciliation. It is important to obtain our expert advice in relation to the…