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ABOUT ASD FAMILY LEGAL

Routine is the backbone of normality for ASD affected families and when altered can lead to a significant disturbance to an already challenging daily life. As Family Lawyers Specialising in ASD affected matters we are here to help families in crisis, so that if your family structure breaks down, we can ensure that a level of stability remains.

Holding an intimate knowledge of family matters involving autism, ASD Family Legal acknowledges the truly unique nature of the diagnosis and how this affects each family differently. As such, we understand the importance of engaging the correct professionals for each case to determine the family’s specific requirements.

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Melanie's lifelong ambition is to garner vital awareness around autism and family law, as well as other areas of  law, and instill lasting change

ABOUT MELANIE

PRINCIPAL
BA/LLB/LLM/MQLS

melanie-harris

Instilled through her own personal experiences with ASD, Melanie is driven by an earnest passion of the legal system and a burning desire to seek a just and equitable outcome for families in need.

As a parent and carer to someone with ASD, having lived through the entire process of consultation and diagnosis with her son, Melanie understands the fragile realities of daily life.

With over a decade of experience in a variety of legal disciplines, a Masters of Applied Family Law, significant research backing and firsthand knowledge of the complexities of ASD, Melanie does not only provide comprehensive legal support but the warm empathy of someone who truly understands your needs.

Melanie’s diverse experience ensures that the range of complex and often misunderstood issues surrounding ASD are taken onboard so that situations of increased family conflict and recurrent litigation are avoided.

Knowing that there are significant gaps in the legal system that inhibit the fair and equitable access to justice for ASD impacted families, this is no longer an area of practice for Melanie – this is what motivates her every day.

Her lifelong ambition is to garner vital awareness around autism and family law, as well as other areas of  law, and instill lasting change..

While we know that it can be difficult to reach out for help, Melanie is open, kind and eager to do everything within her power to assist you and your family in your time of need.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation

Feel free to give Melanie a call at any time to discuss your options
on 07 54088733.

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