Get help dividing property
Preparing to see a lawyer
If you are separating and seeking advice about property, being prepared for your first appointment with a lawyer will help make the most of the time you have and help keep costs down.
The Infosheet - Property Settlement: Preparing to see a lawyer will help you get ready for your property appointment with a lawyer.
Private lawyers and law firms
You can search for a family lawyer on the Family Law Practitioners' Association of Western Australia website. You can also find a directory of lawyers in WA on the Law Society of Western Australia website.
Community Legal Centres (CLCs)
The following CLCs may be able to provide information or legal advice on dividing property:
- Citizens Advice Bureau
- Fremantle Community Legal Centre
- Gosnells Community Legal Centre
- Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre
- Peel Community Legal Services (PCLS)
- Women's Legal Service WA
- Albany Community Legal Centre
- Goldfields Community Legal Centre
- Pilbra Community Legal Service
- South West Community Legal Centre
- Wheatbelt Community Legal Centre
Law Access is a not-for-profit organisation that assists people find free legal assistance. Law Access tries to help people who will benefit most from legal assistance, who can't afford private lawyers or get help from other places (such as Legal Aid WA or CLCs). Find out more about the service here.
Family Dispute Resolution Services
- Relationships Australia Western Australia - 1300 364 277 provide a range of separation services including Family Dispute Resolution for parenting and property. For more information about this service see here.
- Centrecare - provide Family Dispute Resolution for parenting and property. For more information about this service see here. To make an appointment telephone one of the central referral numbers:
- Mirrabooka (08) 9440 0400
- Goldfields (08) 9080 0333
- Joondalup (08) 9300 7300
- Citizens Advice Bureau - (08) 9221 5711 provide Family Dispute Resolution for parenting and property.
Reviewed: 7 February 2023