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Why Choose Us

why choose us

At C + K Family Lawyers we understand engaging a lawyer to handle your family law matter is an important decision to make.

We believe that every client should feel comfortable and respected by their legal team knowing that they have your best interests at heart and will do all they can to help you achieve a resolution.

It is our aim to assist our clients in moving forward through, what can be, a very emotional and challenging time.

You don’t have to have it all figured out yourself to move forward….we can help you.

At C + K Family Lawyers, we practice and can assist with all aspects of family law matters including:

  • Divorce
  • Property settlements (married and defacto)
  • Domestic violence
  • Children’s living arrangements
  • Binding Financial Agreements (prior to commencement of a relationship and after separation)
  • Attendance at mediation / Federal Circuit Court of Australia
  • Child Support and spousal maintenance

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Our people

Christopher Jones Principal

The Principal of the firm is Christopher Jones who has 25 years experience as a lawyer with 14 years specialising in family law matters. Christopher has extensive knowledge dealing with matters relating to divorce, property settlement, children’s matters and financial agreements. Christopher enjoys working with all his clients to resolve matters to achieve the best possible outcome.

Christopher is skilled in using mediation to this end but also understands that sometimes Court proceedings cannot be avoided.

By being able to appreciate and understand what a difficult part of life his clients are going through, he sees it as a privilege to be able to work alongside them by assisting them to move forward.

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Krystina Jones Client Relationship Manager

Krystina Jones is the firm’s Practice Manager. Krystina has worked in legal offices for the last 16 years with her focus being around family law. Krystina has experience handling all types of business matters and her role at C + K Family Lawyers encompasses all areas of HR, finance, office administration and marketing. Her knowledge of family law and business procedures ensures she is well equipped to handle all client’s needs and the continual growth of the firm as it moves forward.

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Jane - Brisbane

This has been such a great experience for us to work with you and Chris. Y our flexibility, honesty and advice helped us in reaching such a positive outcome for our family and for my daughter.

I have already recommended C&K to a friend who is looking for some advice and would not hesitate to recommend you again.

I really appreciate the flexibility with fees as well and Chris being willing to use some pre-prepared documentation to help with keeping costs down. Honestly, I know that you have saved us many many thousands of dollars by being so flexible, and yet you have still managed to get the outcome we were looking for! Chris’s recommendation with Pamela was also brilliant and she certainly was a great help in getting things finalised.

Thomas - Brisbane

I would wholeheartedly recommend Chris to anyone looking for a professional, empathetic and outcomes focused family lawyer. It was both refreshing and pleasing to work with a senior family lawyer whose sole focus wasn’t driven by an adversarial approach.

From my experience, it was clear that the client is at the heart of everything that Chris does. Chris was able to impart a sense of urgency and technical proficiency but through a calm and well measured approach.

Importantly, Chris has the unique ability to cut through all the legal process, jargon and framework. This ensured that I was well informed of my options and understood the potential ramifications and likely outcomes.

If you are looking for impartial and practical advice, Chris is the family lawyer for you.

Michelle - Brisbane

As a recent satisfied client of Christopher Jones, I would highly recommend his professional services to anyone seeking a knowledgeable, compassionate and dedicated senior lawyer. Christopher gives a high level of personal service and provides professional and accurate advice whilst being considerate of his client and their personal situation. Christopher is pro active and able to achieve results and has a high attention to detail with each of his clients. Christopher explains, often complex legal terms, in an easy to understand manner whilst also being highly proficient at legal communications at a high level. I am more than satisfied with the services I have received from Christopher and would not hesitate in recommending his professional services.

Christian - Brisbane

I wanted to take this time to write to you to express my gratitude for the way you have assisted me recently.

To the average person, like me, the intricacies involved in Family Law can be and has in the past been a daunting, confusing, and somewhat of a stressful experience, and culminating with an unsatisfactory outcome.

Firstly, thank you for initially helping me to understand the process including explaining positive and negative aspects of decisions and proceedings; thank you for your empathy in your approach to assessing my side of the situation, and, for the value you placed on my opinions, my thoughts and for working positively with me towards the goals that I expressed were key to achieving the successful outcome we did.

Mutual and effective communication is an important ingredient to a positive outcome like this and I was always impressed with how quickly your communication was effected in keeping me up to date on progress, and, how quickly my communication was returned.

I am very pleased with the outcome of my case and with the final version of court orders, and, very satisfied with the services you personally provided working with me, and for me, in achieving this outcome.

I would have no hesitation at all in contacting you again should I require your services, and, in recommending your services to others as I already have.

Simone - Brisbane

Chris was invaluable in helping me through a difficult time in my family law matters. Chris showed empathy and was also fair when it came to charges. Chris walked me through the process and made it easy. Chris answered my questions, no matter how trivial (even on the weekend or at night), and took time out of his day to get back to me if I had any concerns.

Chris really wants the best outcome for his clients and also seems to not want anyone to be hurt in the process. I feel Chris has the child’s best interest at heart when it came to my family matters. There should be more lawyers like him out there.