Senior Associate, Accredited Family Law Specialist
Benita Crocker has worked exclusively in the area of family law for over twenty years, having graduated with a double degree of Bachelor of Arts/Law in 1998. She was a Senior Associate with Hogg and Reid Solicitors prior to joining Carew Counsel Solicitors. Benita became an Accredited Family Law Specialist in 2015 and in 2018 she was selected to become an Independent Children’s Lawyer appointed by Victoria Legal Aid and will represent children in difficult parenting matters.
She has been recognised as a Leading Lawyer for Parenting and Children’s matters in Doyles Guide for Victoria.
Benita possesses extensive experience in all aspects of family law including complex children and property matters (international matters included), spousal maintenance, binding financial agreements, child support agreements and intervention orders.
She has previously volunteered at the Fitzroy Legal Service and Women’s Legal Service, and has also worked with the Australian Government Solicitor.
When litigation is required, she is a strong advocate and often appears at interim hearings in Court on behalf of her clients.
She is focused on resolving matters in a pragmatic, cost effective and timely manner.