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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RECENT CASE: The handling of trust assets in Family Court proceedings – who has ultimate control?

Historically trusts have been misused in property proceedings to conceal the assets of one party from the other party as well as from the court. It is commonly thought that property held in trust is not subject to division between separating parties during property settlement because trust property ...

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LGBTI in US Mid-Term Elections

The 2018 United States Midterm elections has seen the first ever openly gay man elected as governor of a US state. Jared Polis, aged 43, has defeated his Republican opponent Walker Stapleton to win the state of Colorado. Polis was previously the first openly gay first-year congressman elected when h...

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