As an Accredited Specialist in Family Law, Abbi has worked exclusively in Family Law since 2003 both within boutique Family Law firms or managing the Family Law divisions of multi-disciplinary practices.
With a thorough and extensive knowledge of all aspects of Family Law, Abbi’s practice ranges from assisting parties to protect their assets prior to the commencement of their relationship, to unravelling their financial relationship upon the end of their personal one. Abbi’s has extensive experience in parenting disputes, assisting parties to reach negotiated agreements or through the litigation process if that is required. Abbi also has a keen interest and specialised knowledge in parenting matters involving third party caregivers – such as grandparents or extended family members – as well as all matters pertaining to Surrogacy Law and assisted fertility issues.
Abbi is passionate about family law and taking a level headed and practical approach to dispute resolution where at all possible.
She has continued to further her knowledge in Family Law with a Masters in Applied Law (Family Law), and completing Independent Children’s Lawyer training.
Abbi has provided volunteer legal assistance at the Robina Community Legal Centre and regularly mentors Bond University students via guest lectures on real life as a family lawyer and providing supervision of students through Bond University’s Family Law Clinic placement.
Doyles Guide ranks Marino Law as a Leading Family & Divorce law firm on the Gold Coast for 2019 for the second year running, and Abbi has been a Recommended Leading Family & Divorce Lawyer in the same guide for the last four years.