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Yolanda understands the many stresses brought to bear on client’s following their separation. She is committed to assisting clients with empathy and efficiency, during what is a very difficult time. Yolanda focuses on achieving practical and cost-effective outcomes for clients, to assist them to move forward in their lives with security and peace of mind.
Yolanda regularly assists client’s with financial matters (including property settlements involving high-net-worth matrimonial property, complex company and trust structures and multiple third parties), de facto threshold issues, drafting Financial Agreements and prosecuting and defending applications in respect of the validity of such agreements, prosecuting and defending applications for spousal maintenance and legal costs, parenting arrangements following separation (including matters involving child abuse, interstate and international relocation and parental alienation), child support related disputes (including applications for change of assessment, departure order applications, applications for declarations about parentage and adult child maintenance) and divorce proceedings.
Yolanda has worked solely in the area of Family Law since 2007 and before that practised in the areas of insurance law, personal injuries and commercial litigation.
Yolanda was admitted as a solicitor in Queensland in 2001, having completed a two-year articles of clerkship with Murdoch Lawyers prior to that time, and was admitted to the High Court of Australia in 2002.
Yolanda has worked in legal practices in Toowoomba, Brisbane, London and Sydney since her admission.
Yolanda regularly appears in both State and Federal courts advocating for her clients and promotes negotiation and mediation where appropriate.
Yolanda is a member of the Queensland Law Society, the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and the Family Law Practitioners Association of Queensland (FLPA).”