Karina Ralston

Biography

Karina Ralston is a Principal Lawyer and Accredited Specialist within Coleman Greig’s Family Law Team.

She is also an Accredited Family Law Mediator and Arbitrator and has extensive experience advising clients on divorce, parenting arrangements, relocation cases, property matters, Binding Financial Agreements and de facto relationships.

Karina knows clients’ matters can often be complex and can also involve non-legal Issues, which is why she focuses on providing practical and clear advice including Identifying other appropriate services when needed.

Karina ensures that clients have an understanding and awareness of the processes and procedures of the system and are well informed about their matters at all times.

Through her experience in academia, Karina has a comprehensive knowledge of current developments in legislative reform and case law.

Karina has completed the Master of Laws (Applied Law) majoring in Family Law, from College of Law and has been involved with Western Sydney University teaching several subjects including family law.

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“My approach is always to ensure that each and every one of my clients have an understanding and awareness of the processes and procedures of the system and are well informed about their matters at all times”
- Karina Ralston

Accredited Specialist, Family Law
AIFLAM Accredited Family Law Mediator & Arbitrator
2022 Doyle's Guide, Recommended Law Firm - Family Law

Karina Ralston is a Principal Lawyer, and is both an Accredited Specialist in Family Law, and an Accredited Family Law Mediator and Arbitrator, with experience and skills allowing her to provide advice and representation in a range of matters including divorce, parenting arrangements, relocation cases, property matters, Binding Financial Agreements, and De-Facto Relationships.

Karina understands that clients' matters can often be complex and also involve non-legal issues. Karina therefore focuses on providing practical, clear advice to her clients and will identify other appropriate services when needed. Karina ensures that clients have an understanding and awareness of the processes and procedures of the system and are well informed about their matters at all times.

Through her experience in academia, Karina has a comprehensive knowledge of current developments in legislative reform and case law. Karina has completed the Master of Laws (Applied Law) majoring in Family Law, from College of Law and has been involved with Western Sydney University teaching several subjects including family law.

Karina’s involvement with the South West Sydney Legal Service and prior work with the Women's Legal Centre includes providing pro-bono legal advice and assistance to those who may be experiencing legal difficulties. In addition she mentors students, cadets and graduates within Coleman Greig and the wider community.

Bachelor of Laws LLB
Masters of Laws (Applied Law) majoring in Family Law
Accredited Specialist, Family Law
Accredited Mediator & Arbitrator (AIFLAM)

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Protecting Businesses and Financial Structures in a Relationship Breakdown
22 April 2021 @ 07:30 AM - 22 April 2021 @ 09:15 AM

There are wide range of complexities that can arise in the context of a Family Law settlement for separating couples (and by extension, families and businesses) in an era of more complicated financial and personal circumstances. As an accountant or financial planner, it is important you are aware of these complexities and risks when a…

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CLE Seminar for Lawyers in Western Sydney
3 March 2020 @ 08:00 AM - 3 March 2020 @ 12:00 PM

RETAIL & COMMERCIAL LEASING Presented by Andrew Grima, Principal Lawyer This session will cover a range of issues including make good (drafting to minimise disputes, negotiating and settling disputes), market reviews and options to renew (commercial leases vs Retail Leases Act), FIRB and Agreements for Lease, managing the risk of timing around relocation, and key provisions…

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Working with Discretionary Trusts – Practices and Pitfalls
30 October 2015 @ 12:30 PM - 30 October 2015 @ 02:30 PM

Many of your clients invest considerable time and money in establishing a trust structure for asset protection, particularly where income earners are employed in a profession involving some degree of professional risk or to protect wealth from relationship breakdowns. In Australia discretionary trusts are widely used to reduce exposure to risk. But recent cases have…

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Business Valuations: Management Tool or Sale Price?
20 August 2015 @ 07:30 AM - 20 August 2015 @ 09:15 AM

Do you know what your business is worth? Even if you are not considering selling or merging your business in the near future you may be surprised by how important it is to understand the actual value of your business. A business valuation is the best estimate of the fair market value of an enterprise…

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