Kyle Barram

Kyle works out of our Townsville office.  He practices primarily in the areas of family law, criminal law, traffic law and wills and estates, although he has experience in a range of legal fields.

Kyle graduated from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Laws in 2008 and was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia in 2009.

Kyle was the president of the North West District Law Association from 2011 to 2012 and practiced in the Magistrates Court as a duty lawyer on behalf of Legal Aid Queesland from 2011 to 2013, before surrendering such role in order to focus on his growing private client base.

Practice Areas

Property/Financial Settlements

  • Property (including assets, debts, superannuation and financial resources) Divisions and  Transfers
  • Transfer of Residential Properties and Mortgages between former spouses
  • Consent Orders
  • Binding Financial Agreements
  • Spousal Maintenance Matters
  • Enforcement Proceedings
  •  Representation at Mediation/Dispute Resolution Conferences, including Legal Aid conferences-  Initiating Applications and Responses (Federal Magistrates Court and Family Court)

Parenting

  • All Custody Disputes (including disputes involving issues of parental responsibility, child / children’s residence, time with parents and other parenting issues)
  • Recovery Order Applications
  • Relocation Order Applications
  • Hague Convention (Overseas Child Abduction) Matters
  • Representation at Mediation/Dispute Resolution Conferences, including Legal Aid conferences
  • Consent Orders
  • Parenting Plans
  • Breach/Contravention Proceedings (including Contravention Applications)
  • Initiating Applications and Responses (Federal Magistrates Court and Family Court)

Divorce​​

  • Divorce Applications and Dissolution of Marriage

Child Support

  • Paternity Matters (including paternity disputes) in both Australia and New Zealand
  • Child Support Agreements (Binding and Limited Child Support Agreements)
  • Child Support Assessment Advice
  • Court Orders for Child Support

Domestic Violence

  • Applications and Responses (including Cross-Applications)
  • Affidavit Preparation
  • Advice on Prospects of Success
  • Applications for Variation/Revocation of Protection Order
  • Breaches of Domestic Violence Orders

Criminal Law

  • Hearings and Trials (all levels of Court)
  • Committal and Procedural Hearings
  • Bail Applications
  • Contested Fact Hearings
  • Guilty Pleas
  • State and Commonwealth Offences
  • Children’s Court
  • Appeals
  • Statutory/Judicial Review Applications
  • Breach Proceedings

Traffic Law

  • Drink Driving
  • Work Licence Applications
  • Special Hardship Order Applications
  • Hearings and Trials (all levels of Court)
  • Committal and Procedural Hearings
  • Bail Applications
  • Contested Fact Hearings
  • Guilty Pleas
  • Appeals
  • Vehicle Forfeiture/Impoundment

Wills & Estates

  • Wills
  • Estate Planning
  • Contesting Wills (Family Provision Applications)
  • Probate & Letters of Administration
  • Property Transfers
  • Estate Administration

Other

  • Debt Recovery
  • Agency Court Appearances, including Enforcement Hearings
  • Commercial and Civil Litigation