About Duane Portway Family Law

At Duane Portway Family Law we are committed to helping you resolve issues which have arisen as a consequence of the breakdown of your marriage or relationship. These include arrangements for your children and the division of property acquired by you before, during and after your relationship.
Our approach is to take a sensible and realistic view of matters in dispute.
Every person and every relationship is different. At Duane Portway Family Law we will listen carefully to your story and tailor processes and outcomes to meet your needs.
Our aim is to minimise the tensions, stress and costs of any family law dispute.

Who is Duane Portway?

Duane Portway has been practising in family law since 2001.  After attaining a degree in Psychology and then a Graduate Diploma in Education he completed his law degree at the University of Melbourne. He commenced working at a high profile boutique family law firm in Melbourne before returning to his home town of Geelong.  He worked at one of Geelong’s oldest and most respected medium tiered law firms, ultimately heading the family law department which consisted of 5 family lawyers.  He became an equity partner of that firm before deciding to branch out on his own, creating Duane Portway Family Law in 2010.