Mona Neuhaus is an Associate with Mahony Family Lawyers and is available to assist clients in the areas of Family Law and Wills and Estates.
Prior to joining our team, Mona practiced as a solicitor in Queensland before moving to New South Wales to take up the opportunity to work as an Associate to a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. Mona’s experience gives her a unique insight into advocacy and effective representation of clients from the perspective of both the legal profession and the judiciary.
Mona is an asset to the team at Mahony Family Lawyers and is available to assist our clients with a range of their personal legal needs. Mona appears regularly in the Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia at Parramatta and Sydney and is also available to undertake Family Law agency work.
Mona can assist clients with all aspects of Family Law matters, including parenting matters (recovery orders and relocation applications), property settlement, spousal maintenance, Consent Orders, Parenting Plans and contravention applications.
Mona is on the Legal Aid NSW Family Law and Domestic Violence Panels and regularly assists clients who are in receipt of a grant of Legal Aid. Our office can also assist clients to make an application to obtain a grant of Legal Aid funding for their matter.
Mona’s experience stretches broadly across not only Family Law, but also Wills and Estate matters, including Wills, Testamentary Trusts, Probate, Letters of Administration, Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianships.
As well as being a strong advocate, Mona is experienced in reaching negotiated settlements that are in our clients’ best interests which have the benefit of avoiding the need to commence court proceedings or continue with ongoing litigation. Mona is an effective negotiator, both through formal mediation and informal settlement processes.
Our clients report that Mona is a calm and approachable lawyer who is able to assist them through their legal difficulties when their own emotions may be heightened. Mona is also known for her preparation, attention to detail and strong organisational skills, both by our clients, staff and the broader profession.
Mona holds a Bachelor of Laws. Mona is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales, Greater West Family Law Practitioners Association and Parramatta & District Regional Law Society. Mona is admitted in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.