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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ALRC Report: Family Law for the Future

The Australian Law Reform Commission has released its report ‘Family Law for the Future – An Inquiry into the Family Law System’. The inquiry commenced in 2017 with the objective of recommending reform needed to ensure Australia’s family law system meets the needs of contemporary families an...

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Tasmania Passes Marriage Amendment Bill

On 10 April 2019, Tasmania passed the Marriage Amendment Bill to make gender optional on birth certificates, making Tasmania the first Australian jurisdiction to have done so. The amended legislation removes the requirement for transgender people to have surgery in order to have their gender recogni...

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  • Sally infuses herself and her warmth, wisdom and compassion into everything. She weaves these traits, and treads the path of this arduous and at times very much invasive road with you, and thereby the intolerable becomes achievable.- Jacquie

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