Helping you to separate smarter

amica is a simple, affordable and quick way for couples to agree on parenting, property and money issues when they separate.

Find out how amica works
amica app screen showing how amica collects information about you and your relationship. Three cards are visible: The first called ‘About you’ which is required and has a get started button, the second called ‘About Sam’ which appears disabled and contains the text ‘Only Same can create this statement’. The third has the titles ‘Relationship’ and ‘Sam created a statement’. It contains some information about when the example relationship started and ended.

Why use amica

Free and low-cost options

Low cost options are available for people on low incomes.

Step-by-step expert guidance

amica was designed by family lawyers to guide you through the process from beginning to end.

Use it anywhere

amica works on computers, tablets and mobiles, so you can use it anywhere.

Separating made simple

amica explains legal concepts around separating in simple and supportive language.

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See what it’s like to use amica, with amica one

Get an idea of how amica works without involving your former partner.

Whether you want to see how amica works, or you're just curious as to what amica is – amica one will show you what it’s like to use amica without having to invite your former partner. All you need to use amica one is your former partner's financial information (or an estimate) and your own details.

Get started

Divide your money and property

amica gives you step-by-step guidance about what information to enter, so you won’t miss anything. Then amica does the maths and suggests a fair division taking into account your situation.

  1. Follow the easy steps to enter your information.

  2. Our smart technology will suggest a fair division of your money and property, based on your situation. Accept the suggestion or work together on amica to find an alternative suggestion that works for both of you.

  3. Download your agreement that outlines everything you've agreed on.

Learn about property

Create parenting arrangements

amica gives you step-by-step guidance about what to include such as nights with each of you, special occasions, school holidays, health and travel, and how you will keep in touch about arrangements.

  1. Start by selecting nights the children will spend with each of you.

  2. Follow amica’s easy steps to decide on things like school holidays, education, health and travel to complete your agreement.

  3. Download your agreement that outlines everything you've agreed on.

Learn about parenting arrangements

What people are saying

“This is a genius idea!”

David Koch, Sunrise Program

“It's been an absolute godsend for us. It helped us start these difficult conversations.”


“It covered things we wouldn’t have thought of.”


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