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Family Lawyers Townsville

Family Lawyers Townsville

Connolly Suthers’ experience, knowledge and genuine concern for every case sets us apart from other family law practices in Townsville. 

Family law is an increasingly complex area demanding a wide set of skills. 

At Connolly Suthers we have the legal team, resources, and professional network to handle all types of family law disputes. We understand that every Townsville family law matter is different, so we tailor our approach to each client’s unique financial, emotional, and legal needs. We handle the most complex and contentious disputes with the utmost discretion.

We protect your interests and ensure the best outcome is achieved, all while minimising unnecessary emotional and financial stress. We utilise all appropriate means to achieve your goals including negotiation, mediation, and, if necessary, litigation.

Regardless of what stage you’re at with your family law issue, our Townsville family lawyers will guide you through the process with complete transparency, informing you of your entitlements and responsibilities as we work to achieve a positive outcome for all those involved.

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The Family Lawyers Townsville Locals Trust

At Connolly Suthers, we balance our extensive experience and resources to get you the outcome you deserve and help your families lives with dignity in times of need, protecting your best interests by minimising unnecessary emotional and financial stresses.

As the family lawyers Townsville locals can count on, you can be confident that our team will handle your legal matters with the utmost discretion and transparency to preserve your privacy. To be entrusted with the legal affairs is a great honour that we don’t take lightly. We’ll listen to your concerns and understand the emotions surrounding the issue, using this as motivation to make a considerable, positive impact in your life.

As Townsville locals ourselves, we feel privileged to be able to give back to our community. We believe it is essential that your solicitor has an in-depth understanding of how the Townsville community operates in order to provide the most relevant and helpful legal advice possible. Our wealth of knowledge about Townsville helps us immensely in understanding the type of family law issues that Townsville locals regularly face and to act in a way that achieves the best outcome for all involved. Our commitment to Townsville is evident in our recruitment processes, as we regularly hire from the pool of James Cook University law graduates in order to build a team that Townsville can trust. 

How Can We Help?

Connolly Suthers understands that family law issues can be emotionally taxing, stressful, and traumatic, which is why we take great care in our methods, offering individualised advice specific to your situation and emotion. Every Townsville family law matter is unique, and thus we adapt our approach to each client’s individual financial, emotional, and legal needs. 

We’ll use all available means to achieve your desired resolution and guide you through the complex legal puzzle, including negotiation, mediation, and litigation where necessary.

Providing exceptional legal services at reasonable costs, Connolly Suthers practices in all aspects of family law, including:


Unfortunately, it is not always possible to agree with your ex-spouse on parental arrangements for your children. Whether you’re in the process of separating or have separated, our family law team will provide you with accurate and clear advice with relation to all matters concerning children or help in formalising your agreement.

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Property Settlements

We’ll help you determine how assets, liabilities, income, and resources are divided between you and your former spouse, ensuring your rights and interests are protected.

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Our team of Townsville family lawyers will provide detailed legal insight and advice so that you’re aware of your rights and responsibilities in divorce proceedings. We’ll go to great lengths to safeguard your well-being.

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Child Support

If you need assistance in formalising a child support agreement or resolving dispute, Connolly Suthers can provide expert advice and assistance to make sure the best outcome is realised for both you and your children.

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Spousal Maintenance

Spousal maintenance can be a complex issue as the courts have no specific formula to determine how much one should pay to their former spouse in circumstances where they’re unable to support themselves. We’ll help you navigate this complicated space, safeguarding your rights.

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Domestic & Family Violence 

If you’re a victim of domestic violence or feel an order has been unfairly filed against you, we can help. Our team has experience in successfully appealing and overturning orders that have been made in various circumstances and can make applications to the court on your behalf where safety is a concern.

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Family Lawyers in Townsville 

If you’re experiencing issues in any of the above areas, please do not hesitate to reach out to our team of dedicated Townsville lawyers. Contact us today on 07 4771 5664 to schedule an appointment or make further enquiries about our family law services.

Whatever you’re going through, Connolly Suthers’ Family Lawyers Townsville is 100% committed to helping you overcome even the most stressful and challenging situations. We have the skills, commitment, and family law solicitors Townsville locals trust to assist you with any family law issues you might be facing.

Please be advised that our office hours are 8:30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Out of hours enquiries will be dealt with as soon as possible the following business day