Collective Family Law Group has an expert team of lawyers
with their entire focus on family law issues, our client’s can be
rest assured their matter is in experienced hands.

Gold coast offce

Collective Family Law Group is based on the Gold Coast & Brisbane and exclusively focus our practice to the area of family law.We offer quality legal services and a resolution and service focused approach to our clients’ needs.

Our team of family lawyers and support staff are professional, approachable and uncomplicated. We provide family law advice in plain English to clients from all spectrums, during and after marriage and relationships.

We deal in all areas of family law, including but not limited to separation, property settlement, parenting, children’s matters, domestic violence, financial agreements, divorce, child support, spousal maintenance, child abduction, child relocation and binding financial agreements.

At Collective Family Law Group we work as a team to ensure our client’s receive the best possible service and advice.  We know the law, we know the issues you are facing, and we are committed to helping our client’s through what can be a very difficult process and experience.

Our lawyers are experienced in all areas of family law, offering practical solutions and solid legal advice. Importantly our entire focus is getting our clients the best outcome possible and enabling them to positively move forward with their life.


Caralee Fontenele Director

Caralee Fontenele


Caralee is the founder and director of Collective Family Law, a place where divorce and wellbeing collide.

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Jenni Weick Senior Associate

 Jenni Weick

 Special Counsel

Jenni is a  Special Counsel and practices in all areas of family law, including parenting and property disputes, domestic violence and child protection matters.


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Dannielle Young - Senior Associate

 Dannielle Young

 Senior Associate

Dannielle is a Senior Associate and has practiced exclusively in family law since her admission in January 2007.  Dannielle has always had a passion for family law.


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Toni-Lee Saunders-Locke Associate



Toni-lee is intelligent and hard-working with an in-depth understanding of family law.

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Danielle Karlos Senior Lawyer

Danielle Karlos

Senior Lawyer

Danielle is a senior lawyer with more than 5 years experience in Family Law.


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Jona Villanueva Lawyer

Jona Villanueva


Jona is a compassionate family lawyer who has experience working in national law firms prior to joining the Collective Family Law Group in January 2020.


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Jill Wolff Solicitor

Jill Wolff


Jill started her legal career at Collective Family Law Group in 2013. She was admitted to practice law in July 2014. Jill is a compassionate family lawyer with a focus on achieving the best outcomes for her clients.

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Rebecca Halpin Solicitor

Rebecca Halpin


Rebecca is a client-focussed family lawyer who is regarded as empathetic and hard-working. She is passionate about assisting clients to navigate the legal system, promoting a positive approach to post-separation life, with a focus on resolving family law matters quickly and efficiently…..

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Rachel Shannon-Hooper Office Manager


Office Manager

Rachel has been a part of the Collective Family Law Group since 2012, working in various roles.

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Chiara Gerard Personal Assistant & Legal Administrative Assistant

Chiara Gerard

Legal Administrative Assistant

Chiara has been with Collective Family Law Group since June 2015 starting out as the firm’s receptionist and progressed….

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Tiarna Malcolm Receptionist

Tiarna Malcolm

 Account Manager

Tiarna Malcolm has been with our firm for three years. She started with Collective Family Law Group as a school leaver and entered the firm as our junior receptionist.

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Collective Family Law Group are proud members of the Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Qld Ltd. The Family Law Practitioners’ Association (FLPA) is Queensland’s leading professional body representing those who work in family law. FLPA aims to be Queensland’s leading voice for family law practitioners on major issues of concern.



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