Welcome to Rebekah Little

January 17, 2022

The Directors are pleased to announce that Rebekah Little has joined the firm as a Senior Associate.

Rebekah has experience in a range of parenting and financial matters including divorceproperty settlement and parenting matters, and deals in both simple and complex cases. Read More

2022 Doyle’s Guide WA Family Law Listings

December 6, 2021

Paterson & Dowding are proud to have again been included in the Doyle’s Guide for 2022 as one of the Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms in Western Australia. Read More

What are Mediation, Family Dispute Resolution and Mediation Style Conferences?

September 27, 2021

Mediation table at Paterson & Dowding

They represent a much faster, cheaper and more empowering process to help resolve disputes, because decisions are made by the parties themselves. Read More

Recognised in Doyles as a Leading Family Law Firm in WA

April 18, 2021

Paterson & Dowding Family Lawyers and Mediators has been listed in Doyles since 2012 when the first Doyles List of Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms in Western Australia was published. Read More

Director celebrates 30 year work anniversary

June 19, 2020

Q&A with co-director Lucy Thomas on the eve of her 30th work anniversary at leading Western Australian Family Law firm Paterson & Dowding

Lucy grew up on a farm near Waroona and is an Accredited Family Law Specialist, Independent Children’s Lawyer (ICL) and sought after Mediator. Read More

Does infidelity affect separation in the Family Court?

December 2, 2019

This is a question frequently asked of our family lawyers.

Movies and media often suggest that if your partner is unfaithful you will be entitled to a bigger share of the assets or more access to the children, this is not the case. Read More

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