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Our Services

No matter what type of legal support you’re looking for, we have the resources and expertise to help. See our services below, and contact us if you have any questions or special requests.

 

Initial Consultation

Legal matters can be intimidating and complicated, which is why it’s crucial to take an informed approach. You can count on us to guide you in every step of the process.

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Criminal Law

IF YOU ARE ARRESTED:

  • Do not answer any questions

  • Do not participate in a record of interview

  • Do not sign anything

  • Do not resist arrest

  • Do not abuse anyone or be disorderly

  • Do not plead guilty until you have spoken to us

  • Ask for the reason for being arrested

  • Give your name and address

  • Ask the police for a phone call so you can contact your lawyers at AKN & Associates

 

Our extensive experience in criminal defence ensures that your case is thoroughly and effectively represented to obtain the best result possible. Our advice will help you make informed decisions. We can help you from initial arrest and through the court processes of criminal law – bail applications, trial or sentence, and appeals. We can advocate for you in the Local, District, Supreme and Federal Courts within Australia. We can also deal with serious crime matters in overseas jurisdictions.

Let us help you if you have been charged with: Serious Drug Crime, Money Laundering, Assaults and Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault offences, Murder/Manslaughter, Robbery/Theft and Fraud/Dishonesty offences, Weapons and Firearms Offences, Perjury, Public Order Offences, Traffic Offences, White Collar and Technology Crime.

 
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Immigration Law

Migration to Australia can be a complex process. At AKN & Associates, we bring our experience from practice in various areas of law to ensure a holistic approach is taken in dealing with your immigration matters. We appreciate that people migrate to Australia from all walks of life, with a myriad of personal circumstances. No challenge is too big for us. We offer honest and sound advice on your visa options, the prospects of succeeding with certain pathways, and guide you through the application process until your visa is granted. 

 

If you are applying for a visa, or sponsoring a family member to migrate to Australia, and have a criminal record, suffer from any health problems, or require assistance with your application because of your Australian visa history, we can help you. 

 

If you have had your visa cancelled or refused, or have a friend or relative in Immigration Detention, we can help you. 

 

Contact us today to discuss your Australian visa options. 

 
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Family Law

ARE YOU OR YOUR PARTNER THINKING OF

  • Separating

  • Divorce

  • Property Settlement

  • Parenting Matters

  • Financial Agreements
     

We understand from experience that family legal issues can be very overwhelming and emotional. You may experience various stages of grief. Our aim is to make the family law process as smooth and calm as possible for you and your family. We will listen to you and work with you to provide you with a practical, and comprehensive best possible outcome for your family law situation.

 
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Conveyancing and General Practice

Buying or selling a property or business? Do you need a new lease? We can look after your simple transactions or complex matters. Contact us before you commit your signatures or money. Our advice can help inform your decisions and planning.

Let us assist in your property conveyancing, lease matters, and business purchases.

 
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Wills, Probates and Estate Planning

We can help you ensure that your loved ones are looked after when you are gone. We can assist you in preparing a will so that you can establish how you wish to distribute your assets. We can provide sound advice and planning to ensure that your interests are looked after in the event of illness, loss of capacity, and death. We can also help you update your directives at significant milestones in your life. If you wish to contest a will or are undergoing a family dispute, we can also guide you through this process.

 

With AKN & Associates, be assured that your interests will be properly expressed.

 

Let us assist you in drafting and registering a will, family disputes and contesting wills, advising executors, powers of attorney, appointing a guardian, estate planning and advance directives.

 
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Commercial Law

If you need legal advice for your business, a contract drafted or reviewed, or assistance in a commercial dispute, we can help. We can provide advice and prepare documentation to support your business goals, such as a business sale, company incorporation, and trust deeds. We can advise you on the commercial terms of various contracts. 

AKN & Associates can help you with issues such as bankruptcy and insolvency, debt and asset recovery, enforcement of contractual agreements, licensing and franchising, Intellectual property, shareholder disputes , trade practices legislation, mediation and other dispute resolution techniques, contractual disputes and other general commercial litigation, Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA) compliance and enforcement, commercial asset protection, and lending agreements.