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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Relocation After Separation

With an ever-increasing global community and increased ease of movement between states and countries, it is common for one parent to seek to relocate either interstate or overseas following the separation from their partner. This is especially the case in circumstances where a parent’s family are ...

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Interspousal Transfer of Tax Debt Allowed, Australian Court Says

An Australian court can order that the tax liabilities of spouses who have separated be transferred from one spouse to the other through a property settlement, the High Court ruled recently. Mr. and Mrs. Tomaras (whose full names don’t appear in the court record) separated in July 2009. Before sep...

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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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