Family Law

We understand that the breakdown of a relationship can be a stressful time and our lawyers are sensitive to your situation and ready to assist you in the process. Charles Beckwith is an Accredited Specialist in Family Law and Roberts Beckwith Partners has extensive experience in dealing with Family Law matters. We specialise in the following areas:

  • Divorce
  • Property Settlements
  • Binding Financial Agreements
  • Spousal Maintenance
  • Child support
  • Welfare of Children
  • Parenting arrangements
  • De-Facto/same sex relationships settlements
  • Family Violence and intervention orders
  • Enforcement of orders
  • Care Arrangements of children
  • Court Jurisdiction
  • Domestic Violence
  • Relocation cases


With over 25 years experience in conveyancing matters, our conveyancing department understands that buying or purchasing a home can be a stressful time and strive to ensure a high level of quality service to all. Our conveyancing department assist with a variety of property transactions, including but not limited to:

  • Residential Property Sales and Purchases
  • Commercial & Industrial Property Sales & Purchases
  • Retirement Village
  • Easements & Covenants
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Mortgage & Loan Agreements
  • Owners Corporations
  • Option Agreements
  • Title & Planning Matters

Deceased Estates

Our deceased estate team understand that dealing with the death of a loved one and managing their estate can be a challenging time. At Roberts Beckwith Partners, our experienced team will walk you through the process of managing and settling an estate, and can assist in the following areas, including:

  • Advising Executors
  • Probate Applications
  • Letters of Administration
  • Applications by Surviving Proprietor
  • Part IV (Testator Family Maintenance) Claims

Wills & Powers of Attorney

Taking the steps to ensure your affairs are in order upon your death can be confronting, but it is important to plan ahead now to save your loved ones stress later on. If you are wanting to make plans for the future and ensure those around you are cared for in the event of your death, our lawyers are qualified to walk you through the process and make sure you are as prepared as possible. Our team can assist you in:


  • Choosing Executors
  • Discussing Beneficiaries
  • Creating Testamentary Trusts
  • Preparing Wills that best reflect your wishes

Power of Attorney & Medical Treatment Decision Maker

Power of Attorneys and Medical Treatment Decision Makers are important legal document that should be considered at the time of getting your affairs in order. This document can appoint a person to act on your behalf in various situations. There are a number of such documents that our team can discuss with you:

  • General Power of Attorney
  • Enduring Power of Attorney (Financial & Personal)
  • Company Power of Attorney
  • Appointment of Medical Treatment Decision Maker


Commercial agreements and business dealings can be quite complex. We can advise and assist in a number of areas including but not limited to:

  • Commercial Agreements
  • Debt Collection
  • Commercial & Civil Litigation
  • Companies & Trusts
  • Partnerships
  • Leases & Licences
  • Business Sales & Purchases
  • Employment Law

Specialised Services

Notary Public

In most cases, for a document to be accepted internationally it needs to be legalised and proved genuine and valid. For this to happen, most countries require documents to be witnessed, or a copy of the documents certified by a Notary Public. Charles Beckwith is appointed as a Notary Public.

Trusts Law

A Trust describes the relationship that arises when property or rights of a person or entity are held on behalf and for the benefit of another. Trusts can take a number of forms and can sometimes be difficult to define. Our team can discuss and advise you on a number of Trusts, including but not limited to:

  • Testamentary Trusts
  • Unit or Fixed Trusts
  • Family or Discretionary Trusts
  • Hybrid Trusts
  • Special Disability Trusts
  • Business Trusts