Nicholes Family Lawyers is a leading specialist provider of Family Law services based in Melbourne’s CBD with clients throughout Australia and Internationally.

Our team of family and divorce lawyers, many of whom are accredited specialists in Family Law, are dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for you and your family.

They are experienced in a broad range of specialist family law services which include not only family, divorce and de facto relationship law but also specialist children’s matters, complex property settlements, GLBTI and same sex relationship matters and international family law.

We handle small matters through to the biggest and most complex disputes in the Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and although our family lawyers are extremely experienced in litigation, we have a firm commitment to avoid court where it is in our clients’ best interest to do so. All our lawyers are trained in alternate dispute resolution methods and we have specialists qualified in collaborative law and participating regularly in mediation.


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Great Grandparent’s Appeal to Spend Time with Four Great Grandchildren Dismissed

The Full Court of the Family Court recently released judgment dismissing an appeal against the Family Court’s dismissal of an application from great grandparents to spend time with their four great grandchildren. The Family Court also made a vexatious proceedings order against the great grandparen...

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When is a case guardian appointed?

In circumstances where a party to family law proceedings is unable to act for themselves, either due to mental health issues or other circumstances which impact their capacity, the Court has procedures in place that allow for the appointment of a third party to act on behalf of that person. The Fami...

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  • Testimonial from WIRE

    I just want to take the opportunity to thank everyone at  Nicholes Law firm.  A vision shared is a vision that becomes reality .    WIRE’s vision is for a society where women are safe, respected valued and empowered to make genuine choices .  Like us you work every day to  make that vision  reality. Thank you to  Sally and all the staff that have donated their time and money to WIRE . It makes a difference.- Julie, WIRE

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