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Elliot Ryan
Elliot Ryan
Specialising in
Complex Family Law & Estate Planning

Elliot is a Senior Associate at Butlers Lawyers, based in Nedlands, Western Australia. Elliot practices in Family Law, Wills & Estates Planning, and Contested Estates. He regularly represents clients in Court and as an advocate at Mediation.

He is experienced in all areas of family law, including:

- Property Settlement

- Spousal and De Facto Maintenance

- Custodial issues

- De Facto and same-sex matters

- Relocation

- Binding Financial Agreements

- Divorce

- Grandparents

- Child Support, including both Limited and Binding Child Support Agreements

- Adult Child Maintenance

- Mediation and Dispute Resolution

- Restraining Orders

He is experienced in areas of Wills and Estates law, including:

- preparation of Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Enduring Powers of Guardianship;

- applications for Probate or Letters of Administration;

- Family Provision Act claims;

- Guardianship and Administration applications; and

- other contentious Estate issues.

Elliot is a current member of the Law Society of Western Australia and the Family Law Practitioners Association of Western Australia. He is a former President, Vice-President and Treasurer of the Murdoch Student Law Society and was also a Councillor for the Australian Law Students Association.

Areas of Practice
Complex Family Law including property and financial issues, parenting issues, and Financial Agreements Contested Estates including Family Provision and contested Probate, Wills & Estate Planning where there are complex business and trust structures