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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Bankruptcy Body Unable to Set Aside Binding Financial Agreement

In the case Official Trustee in Bankruptcy & Galanis and Anor (2017) FLC 93-760, the Full Court dismissed an appeal by the Official Trustee in Bankruptcy (“Official Trustee”) against orders made by the Family Court of Australia. The Official Trustee sought to set aside a financial agreement ...

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Children’s Rights International Fundraiser Day at Dominique Portet

On Sunday 22 October 2017, families and friends came together at the beautiful Dominique Portet Winery in the Yarra Valley to support the work of Children’s Rights International (“CRI”). The Family Fun Day was held to raise money for CRI to help them achieve their goals in Cambodia. Cu...

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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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