Fiona McGeorge

Legal Staff

Litigation

DDI:+64 9 300 7638

Email:fiona@martellimckegg.co.nz

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Fiona is a senior associate in the litigation team who specialises in family law, primarily relationship property.

Fiona assists clients with any family law matters including:

  • The division of assets after separation
  • Claims for spousal maintenance and child support
  • Protecting assets while in a relationship via contracting out agreements ("pre nups")
  • Care arrangements for children
  • Domestic violence matters
  • Adoption
  • Disputes in relation to estates/wills
  • Wills

Having previously been a Police Prosecutor Fiona is also able to assist clients with criminal law matters and applying for a limited licence ("work licence").

As a litigator Fiona has appeared extensively in both the Family Court and the District Court and is at home in the Court environment. Fiona's focus is on resolving matters but if resolution isn't possible and Court proceedings are required, then she ensures that clients have strong competent representation in Court. Fiona will explain each step along the way providing the client with an explanation of what is happening and what their options are, while listening to what the client wants to achieve.

Fiona has an LLB and BSc from Victoria University and was admitted to the bar in 2001. Outside of the office Fiona can often be found on a squash court as she is a B grade squash player.

Testimonial

"Fiona McGeorge acted for me in a relationship property matter. Fiona understood my situation and needs very quickly and ensured I always understood my options and gave me good advice that delivered the best possible outcome. I found Fiona to be professional and approachable and she always responded to my needs in a fast and efficient manner. I have subsequently referred colleagues to Fiona and would have no hesitation recommending any other prospective clients." Julian

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