Geraldine Friend-Ngui

Phone: 02 9964 0499

Geri is part of the family law team at Antunes and has worked exclusively in family law since her admission. She is well versed in advising clients across a broad spectrum of family law issues and offers experience in complex and sensitive matters.

Geri’s innate empathy, positive outlook and compassion enables her to provide a thoughtful and considered approach to clients during the most challenging of circumstances. Her priority is to provide comprehensive and honest advice and to ensure the best outcome or settlement for her clients.

Geri is a confident litigator and has experience appearing in the Family and Federal Circuit Courts for both property and parenting matters. However, her focus remains on alternative dispute resolution and mediations for her clients before recourse to litigation. Geri is particularly passionate about parenting matters and has significant experience and expertise in complex cases involving children.

Contact Geri so she can advise you on:

  • The divorce process, including preparing your divorce application and appearing for you in Court, if required;
  • Your property dispute and financial settlement (including how to divide your assets such as real property, interests in trusts, businesses and your superannuation, urgent applications for injunctions and restraints, contraventions and enforcement, spousal maintenance, and matters with international elements);
  • Parenting arrangements and children’s matters (including issues of child support, paternity, relocation, urgent applications including recovery orders, contravention applications, and cases involving risk issues such as domestic and family violence);
  • Negotiations and mediation;
  • Various agreements, including preparing Binding Financial Agreements, Consent Orders and Binding Child Support Agreements;
  • De facto and same sex relationship family law issues and entitlements;
  • International family law issues including Hague Convention applications, parenting arrangements where a child or parent is located overseas, property cases with overseas assets, enforcing child support agreements, passports and travel); and
  • Representing and guiding you through all stages of your family law case including appearing at the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court.

Areas of expertise

Family Law team