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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SAVE THE DATE: Dance Cats Same Sex Dance Competition

It’s the announcement you have all been waiting for-  The 23rd annual Australian Same Sex Dancesport Championships is to be held on Saturday 2 February 2019 at the Collingwood Town Hall. Nicholes Family Lawyers have supported this event since 2015 through our involvement with Dance Cats. Many of ...

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Dispute Between Genetic Parents and Surrogate: Lamb and Anor & Shaw [2018] FamCA 629

The Family Court of Appeal recently handed down the judgement of Lamb and Anor & Shaw which clarified the law surrounding surrogacy in Queensland. In this matter two parents whose biological child was birthed via surrogate in Australia were unable to be legally recognised as the parents of their...

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