Trusted and reliable Perth, Margaret River and Kimberley family and children lawyers with over 21 years experience

We guide you through your family law matter with
compassion, care and cost-effective advice and

Perth, Margaret River and Kimberley lawyers

Bodekers Family Lawyers & Mediators has been established since 2002.

We are a long-established, boutique, Family Law firm in Perth and Margaret River Western Australia with highly experienced Family Law staff. Our Legal Practitioner Director has been practising almost exclusively in Family Law for over 21 years. We have extensive experience in all areas of Family Law, including child custody, international child relocation, grandparent’s rights, complex financial matters and mediation.

Contact us by email at, or by telephone at (08) 9323 7711 for your free pre-read and first appointment at a reduced flat rate.

Why choose us?

Family breakdowns can be hard on everyone involved. You need a family lawyer who can guide you with compassion and professionalism.

Our Legal Practitioner Director Shannon Bodeker has practised exclusively and extensively in Family Law for over 21 years. Shannon and our team can give you personalised, cost-effective family law advice and representation.

We work quickly and aim to resolve your family law matters outside of court. We help you keep your legal fee down and stay focused on the strategies of your case. So you can reach a fair outcome and move forward with your life.

You can send us an email outlining your situation before meeting with us. We read this on a complimentary basis. This allows you to hit the ground running in your first appointment and save on legal fees.


Our Family Law Services

Mediating Complex Financial Matters

At Bodekers Family Lawyers & Mediators we guide our clients through Lawyer Assisted Mediation, including in complex financial matters. This approach saves our clients the emotional and financial costs which can be associated with ongoing litigation in the Family Court. We have recently successfully mediated a complex financial matter involving inheritances in Margaret River. In ... Read more
child support

Perth Family Law and a Child’s Wishes in Relocation

A child’s wishes can hold weight when a court is determining what is in a child’s best interests. In Timms & Payton 2015 FCCA 3324 the child was of an age where wishes could be considered by the court. The father opposed the mother’s proposed relocation. It was held that it would be in the best … Read more

Family Violence

Have you experienced family violence? Are you going through separation where there has been family violence? Did you know you may be entitled to more of the asset pool and possibly spouse maintenance if you have experienced family violence? Family violence can: Be relevant to property settlement and spouse maintenance. Affect your entitlement to spousal … Read more

Meet us in person or remotely

Our private suburban offices and mediation facilities are discrete yet accessible. We are close to multiple public transport spots and free parking.

Can’t meet in person? We have extensive experience working with remote clients. We can guide you through telephone and video call appointments and attend court on your behalf.

Book your first appointment at a reduced rate and enjoy a complimentary pre read

Do you have a question about a family law matter or mediation? Write to us today and a member of our team will get back to you soon.

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Nationally Acredited Mediator 2020