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  1. 1. Finding The Right Family Lawyer For You Understanding When You Need a Family Lawyer and What They Can Do To Help You Nicola Watts Family Law Partner Septimus Jones & Lee
  2. 2. As Family Law Solicitors We Can Help You In Many Ways <ul><li>Separation and Divorce Proceedings </li></ul><ul><li>Prenuptial agreements </li></ul><ul><li>Children's Matters </li></ul><ul><li>Property settlements </li></ul><ul><li>Intervention Orders </li></ul><ul><li>Any other issues around the family unit </li></ul>
  3. 3. Our Clients Include A Wide Range of People <ul><li>Professional people </li></ul><ul><li>Business Owners </li></ul><ul><li>Sportspeople </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrities </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Executives </li></ul><ul><li>And many others </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Thing With Family Law Is That It Changes So Quickly <ul><li>In recent times there have been some profound changes to family law in Australia. </li></ul><ul><li>Did you know that: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If you have lived with someone for 2 years then under the Family Law Act, your spouse has the same rights as if you were married </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If you have a child together, even if you have not lived together for 2 years, the Family Law Act also applies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>These simple examples show how ongoing changes in law maybe changing your status without you even knowing about it. </li></ul>
  5. 5. When Do You Know It’s Time To Get Help <ul><li>_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul>At Septimus Jones & Lee we pride ourselves as being there, to help people, who feel they are loosing control of their lives because of marital or related stress. Through genuine caring and understanding of the your needs, it is our aim to provide a dignified outcome for all of your family. If this is the support you want, then please act now and contact me.
  6. 6. Over 75 Years of Proven Excellence
  7. 7. A Little About Me My name is Nicola Watts. I am a Partner in the Family Law Department For over 75 years Septimus Jones & Lee has been one of the most respected law firms in Melbourne within the legal community I have been working in Family Law for over 17 years and I am passionate about helping people find solutions to their problems. Solutions that help them get back on track after what is often, stressful and difficult times. Most recently I have completed my training in both mediation in law, as well as collaborative law.
  8. 8. Testimonials <ul><li>Nicola  </li></ul><ul><li>I am emailing you today </li></ul><ul><li>to say thank you to you </li></ul><ul><li>and your law firm for </li></ul><ul><li>helping me sort out my </li></ul><ul><li>personal issues and </li></ul><ul><li>finally putting things to </li></ul><ul><li>bed.  </li></ul><ul><li>Darren Spaulding </li></ul><ul><li>Nicola is thorough, </li></ul><ul><li>knowledgeable, </li></ul><ul><li>experienced, strategic, </li></ul><ul><li>ethical, compassionate </li></ul><ul><li>and wonderful. </li></ul><ul><li>She made the most </li></ul><ul><li>stressful episode of my </li></ul><ul><li>life so much easier, and I’ll </li></ul><ul><li>continue to recommend her </li></ul><ul><li>for as long as is </li></ul><ul><li>practising. </li></ul><ul><li>Susie, Prahran </li></ul>
  9. 9. Testimonials <ul><li>Nicola Watts was of great </li></ul><ul><li>assistance to me during </li></ul><ul><li>difficult times.  </li></ul><ul><li>She was accessible, fully </li></ul><ul><li>committed to me as a client </li></ul><ul><li>and I was extremely happy </li></ul><ul><li>with our results. </li></ul><ul><li>I would highly recommend </li></ul><ul><li>her as a family lawyer. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> Paul Hudson </li></ul><ul><li>Having been fortunate enough to have </li></ul><ul><li>had Nicola Watts as my lawyer a </li></ul><ul><li>difficult period in my life, and looking </li></ul><ul><li>back now what I really appreciated most about </li></ul><ul><li>her beyond her professionalism and unfailing </li></ul><ul><li>support was the confidence that comes from </li></ul><ul><li>knowing I had the right person in my corner. </li></ul><ul><li>Always efficient and practical in her approach, I </li></ul><ul><li>felt that my own expectations were appropriately </li></ul><ul><li>managed which kept me properly grounded and </li></ul><ul><li>focused on realistic outcomes. </li></ul><ul><li>Ultimately I got the outcome I wanted and thank </li></ul><ul><li>her for making it as simple as she did for me. </li></ul><ul><li> Richard Proudlove </li></ul>
  10. 10. Testimonials <ul><li>To who it may concern,  </li></ul><ul><li>I have to say that Nicola was </li></ul><ul><li>great. She is extremely </li></ul><ul><li>efficient and professional. </li></ul><ul><li>I have the utmost confidence in </li></ul><ul><li>her. </li></ul><ul><li> Jenny Gozdzik </li></ul><ul><li>Nicola is the ultimate professional. </li></ul><ul><li>Her work is exemplary, she </li></ul><ul><li>is diligent and does what she </li></ul><ul><li>says she is going to do at the </li></ul><ul><li>time it is needed.  I have found </li></ul><ul><li>other lawyers to be </li></ul><ul><li>condescending and a little </li></ul><ul><li>pompous. In contrast, Nicola is </li></ul><ul><li>personable, warm and </li></ul><ul><li>compassionate. I have no </li></ul><ul><li>hesitation in recommending her to </li></ul><ul><li>anyone. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Michelle Adams </li></ul>
  11. 11. Citizen of the Year Award <ul><li>2011 Stonningham Citizen of the Year Award for Services to Youth. </li></ul><ul><li>Awarded for ten years of service for the East Malvern Community Committee for the Lighthouse Foundation, with the last two years as Chairman. </li></ul><ul><li>The Lighthouse Foundation provides unconditional support and a permanent home for young people who would otherwise be homeless </li></ul>
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  13. 13. Any further enquiries please call me: Nicola Watts Partner Family Law Email: [email_address] Website: Telephone: (61) 3 96136555