Elisa Carayannis

Senior Associate
Elisa Carayannis

Elisa is an Accredited Family Law Specialist and has experience in dealing with a wide range of complex parenting and financial matters.

Elisa was admitted to practise in 2009 and has practised exclusively in family law since that time. She holds Bachelor Degrees in both Law and Arts (majoring in Spanish). Her Spanish major was completed at the Universidad Autónoma in Madrid. She has a Masters in Applied Law and became an Accredited Family Law Specialist in 2015.

Elisa has experience in dealing with a wide range of complex parenting and financial matters including property settlements, spousal maintenance applications, setting aside transactions, third party disputes, intervention orders, care arrangements for children, interstate and international relocations, Hague Convention matters, child support issues and preparing and advising on Financial  and Child Support Agreements.

Elisa is committed to achieving the best possible outcome for her clients in a pragmatic and timely manner. She is experienced in both alternate dispute resolution and preparing matters for litigation in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and Family Court of Australia.

Elisa is a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Institute of Australia and the Law Council of Australia and is former member of the Children and Youth Issues Committee. She continues to volunteer her time at the Women’s Legal Service, providing advice on their telephone line.

 

Doyle's Guide - Leading Parenting & Children’s Matters Lawyers - Victoria, 2018

Leading Parenting & Children’s Matters Lawyers - Victoria, 2018

Leading - Elisa Carayannis, Taussig Cherrie Fildes - Melbourne

 
Family Law Accredited Specialist
Doyle's Guide - Leading Parenting & Children’s Matters Lawyers - Victoria, 2018Family Law Accredited Specialist

Case Law Overview from Elisa Carayannis

Barclay & Paston [2015] FCCA 744

Monies advanced by de facto husband’s parents not considered a loan; and de facto husband’s future needs considered to be minimal arising from his incarceration.

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Chancellor & McCoy [2016] FCCA 53

Notwithstanding the parties were in a bona fide de facto relationship for 27 years, an order was not made for the alteration of the parties’ property interests

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Lawler & Oliver (No.2) [2016] FAMCA 517

Interim Order made for the husband to pay to the wife the weekly sum of $1,181 by way of periodic spousal maintenance notwithstanding the husband’s reduced income arising from the loss of an annual stipend

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