Practice Areas

Care of Children - Parenting Orders
  • Assisting in implementing care arrangements for parents either by agreement or through court orders
  • Representing clients involved in applications to relocate to a different jurisdiction, both in and out of New Zealand
  • Obtaining orders preventing removal of children from New Zealand
  • Guardianship applications
  • All areas of child custody law
Division of Relationship Property
  • Preparation and advice in property sharing and contracting out agreements
  • Advising clients on division of property at the end of a relationship including the related aspects of economic disparity and spousal maintenance
  • Obtaining dissolution of marriage (divorce)
Claire also has experience in the following areas:
  • Proceedings under the Domestic Violence Act – including protection orders, occupation and furniture orders
  • Cases involving the Hague Convention
  • Proceedings under the Adoption Act