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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How are Disputed and Untested Allegations of Family Violence treated in Interim Parenting Proceedings?

Allegations of family violence are unfortunately all too common in parenting proceedings. In circumstances where allegations of family violence are in dispute (as they often are) it can be difficult for the Court to make findings without being able to test these allegations at trial. However, when m...

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Challenging bankruptcy in property settlement proceedings where it had been finalised in the Federal Court of Australia

Sresbodan & Sresbodan and Ors [2016] FamCAFC 88 The Full Court of the Family Court of Australia recently determined an appeal filed by Mr Sresbodan (‘the husband’) against property settlement orders made by Justice Aldridge on 6 July 2015 in the Family Court of Australia. Justice Aldridge’...

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  • Our Rising Star!

    We are very proud to share the news that one of our Partners, Anna Parker, has received a mention in the “Rising Star” Award in Doyles Legal Surveys - is currently undertaking a Doctorate in Law whilst being an active advocate in children’s and property matters and heading one of our exceptional teams of lawyers.Well done Anna!Sally Nicholes

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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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