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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Are Sperm Donors Parents? : Masson v Parsons & Ors [2019] HCA 21

The High Court today ruled that in certain circumstances sperm donors may be recognised as the legal parents of children born of their genetic material via artificial reproductive technology. These circumstances are where the Mother is not in a married or de facto relationship at the time of the chi...

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RECENT CASE: Worth & Worth and Anor [2019] FamCAFC 40

In the recent case of Worth & Worth and Anor, the Full Court of the Family Court was asked to consider an appeal against a Trial decision made by Forrest J at first instance. The Father appealed against Orders which provided that the Mother have sole parental responsibility for the couple’s tw...

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