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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To act or not to act? An update on the case law regarding conflicts of interest

In a previous blog titled “To act or not to act?” we discussed the circumstances in which a Court may make orders restraining a solicitor or member of Counsel from acting on behalf of a client or  Orders restraining a party from engaging a Solicitor or a member of Counsel. The blog discussed th...

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Step-Parent Adoption- A happy ending

On Friday 16 September 2016, our client was successful in adopting his step-daughter in the County Court of Victoria. A ceremony was held at the County Court with the Judge and our client’s family members present. The child was also present and was given a teddy bear to celebrate the adoption. Ste...

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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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