Family Law


Dealing with the effects of separation and divorce is tough on all parties and at Clelands Lawyers Adelaide, we understand that. We also know that no two matters are exactly alike. That’s why our experienced Adelaide family lawyers will work with you on a plan to suit your unique situation, including de facto and same sex relationships.

 At every step of the way, your Clelands Lawyers Adelaide family law specialist will be there to support you, whether it’s simple preliminary advice, an active role in negotiating with your spouse / partner, or conducting proceedings in the Family Court.

Our involvement can be as minor or as extensive as you need. The choice is completely yours.

“At Clelands we believe that taking a personalised approach is the only way to support you with Family Law matters, while working towards the best possible result.” - Ben Farmer

Expertise in all areas of Family Law

Clelands Lawyers Adelaide provide comprehensive services to assist you with:

“Dealing with a Family Law issue can be complicated and an emotionally draining experience. That’s why it’s so important to have an experienced, dedicated family lawyer on your side.” - Victoria Treloar


You can begin right now by using our confidential online form to tell us about your particular situation. Once this is completed, you will be provided with personalised and customised information on how family law operates in your specific circumstances. Clelands Lawyers will then get started on delivering the legal support you need.  

Whatever family law issues you’re dealing with, our experienced team made up of Ben FarmerVictoria Treloar and Shelley O'Connell are here to help you get the best outcome. Contact Clelands Family Lawyers today to find out how we can work with you.



Clelands Lawyers Adelaide Welcomes Settify

Addbacks in Family Law Property Settlement Proceedings

Tax Debts in Family Law

Recent Matrimonial Property Settlement Decision

What can happen when a parent dies after separation

Why You Need to Formalise Your Property Settlement

Valuation of Rural Property in Matrimonial Breakdowns

Children Having Access to their Parents' Family Court File

Risks of failing to comply with financial order in Family Law

Pre Nuptial Agreements - Landmark High Court Case Decision

Binding Financial Agreements - Important High Court Case Pending

Extreme outcomes in parenting matters

Marriage & Divorce Statistics

Inheritances after separation

When can you re-open a parenting matter where Final Orders have been made previously?

Preservation of assets in Family Court proceedings

Registered Relationships in South Australia

Divorce Tourism

Binding Child Support Agreements

International Relocation of Children

Treatment of future contingent tax liabilities in family law cases

Spousal Maintenance in Australia

You sexy thing - new property in the 21st century

Use of social media & audio recordings in family law

When can children decide where they live?

Is it a de facto relationship or not?

Recent developments in Transgender Rights

Parenting Plans

International Custody

Interesting Family Law Cases of 2016

I married money, I'm divorcing a Trust

Alteration to property interests

To record or not record...?

The obligation of a Beneficiary of a Discretionary Trust to make disclosure of the Trust's financials in Family Law matters

Changes to Pre-nuptial Agreements

Setting aside a financial agreement because of changed circumstances relation to children - can it happen?

The relevance of "Hate" in Parenting Matters before the Family Court

Now I'm Separated Who Pays for What?

Proposed Family Law Act amendments

Separation after 27 years

Everyone's a Winner!!

Treatment of Military Super

Over Capitalisation and Wastage in Family Court Matters

When two worlds collide

Massive debts following marriage separation

A Matter of Trust - Parents Assisting their Children

Is Finality Necessary in Matrimonial Property Settlement Proceedings?

Catch Me If You Can

Til Death Do Us Part - How is your client's or your client's former spouse's health?

Payment of Child Support

Careful what you promise to your kids