Janine is committed to providing her clients with practical and realistic advice, and to achieving the best outcome for them taking into account their individual needs and circumstances.
She prides herself on her effective communication skills, and the professional and trusted relationships she builds with her clients and collaborating professionals.
Janine was admitted to practice in 1981. After working in a number of recognised law firms she and her former partner, the late Justice Ann Robinson, established the boutique family law firm of Robinson & Mason. Janine operated that practice for 22 years until 2012 when she joined Norman Waterhouse as a Senior Consultant.
Janine is responsible for the day to day management of our family law team and represents a few select clients in their matrimonial matters.
- Complex property settlements
- Spousal maintenance
- Parenting matters
- Family Law Section, Law Council of Australia
- Women Lawyers Association of South Australia
Janine'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…