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.

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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

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 Spencer


Jenni is a Partner of the firm and practices 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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Danielle Karlos Senior Lawyer

Danielle Karlos

Senior Associate

Danielle is a senior lawyer and has practiced exclusively in Family Law since 2011.

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Carlu Booth

Senior Associate

Carlu has worked in the legal industry for over 13 years. After completing her Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) at Griffith University.

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Matt Stimpson

Matt Stimpson

Senior Associate

Matt is a Senior Associate Solicitor and practices in all areas of Family Law and Domestic/Family Violence

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amy walsh

Amy Walsh


Amy is an experienced Associate family lawyer and joined the Collective Family Law Group team in 2021.

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Jade Black


Jade graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Laws (Class I Honours) and was awarded the University Medal for Outstanding Academic Excellence.

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Tiarna Malcolm Receptionist

Tiarna Malcolm

 Office & Accounts 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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Brieanna Baird

Brieanna Baird

 Personal Assistant to Principal

Brieanna has been at Collective Family law Group since October 2019, starting out as our friendly receptionist  and is now employed as the Personal Assistant to the Principal, Caralee Fontenele.

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Levi Sampon

Levi Sampson

Law Clerk

Levi has been working with Collective Family Law Group since October 2019 as our receptionist, administration assistant and token male.

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Brandon Mangakahia

 Legal Admin Assistant

Brandon is the newest member of the Collective Family Law team, starting in 2021 as our Receptionist, now promoted to  Legal Admin Assistant.

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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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