Nicholes Family Lawyers

Our specialist team of family lawyers and divorce lawyers provide the full range of family law, divorce law and children’s law services dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for your family.

Our holistic approach

Nicholes Family Lawyers is a leading specialist provider of family Law services, with offices based in the Melbourne CBD and Geelong. Our team of legal professionals are dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for you and your family. We work with clients in both domestic and international contexts. We manage straightforward matters through to the most complex disputes in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. Although our family lawyers are extremely experienced in litigation, we have a firm commitment to avoid court where it is in our clients’ best interests to do so. Our lawyers are all trained in alternative dispute resolution methods, and several are qualified in collaborative law.





About us

Our Expertise

At Nicholes Family Lawyers, our team of dedicated family and divorce lawyers in Melbourne and Geelong are committed to securing the best possible outcomes for you and your family. With experience in a wide spectrum of family law matters, our expertise is unparalleled. We provide specialised family law services marked by trust, compassion, and the utmost respect. Our mission is to guide you through your unique journey and help you achieve optimal solutions that prioritise both your individual needs and those of your family.

Our specialist team possesses in-depth knowledge not only in family, divorce, and de facto relationship law but also excels in addressing complex issues such as children’s matters, intricate property settlements, LGBTIQA+ and same-sex relationship matters, and international family law concerns. Our comprehensive list of family law services includes:

Visit our detailed service pages for specific information about each of our specialist family law services. We are here to support you every step of the way, offering tailored legal solutions that reflect your unique circumstances and priorities.

Why choose us?

At Nicholes Family Lawyers, we understand that family law matters are inherently delicate and emotional, requiring careful consideration to achieve the optimal outcome for you and your loved ones. Our approach is rooted in compassion and expertise, recognising the deeply personal nature of these cases. In our pursuit of comprehensive solutions, we collaborate closely with a network of professionals, including psychologists, counselors, financial advisers, and accountants, ensuring that your every need is meticulously addressed.

Our dedicated team is not only well-versed in family law but also highly trained in alternative dispute resolution techniques. We prioritise these methods, promoting amicable resolutions whenever possible to spare you the stress and expense of court proceedings. Our unwavering commitment is to act in your best interests, and we will go to great lengths to ensure that your journey through the complexities of family and divorce law is as smooth as possible.

Our history

Community Involvement

At Nicholes Family Lawyers, we uphold the principle of equal access to justice for all. We are deeply committed to fostering a culture that actively promotes pro bono work and similar community initiatives. Our entire team is encouraged to actively participate in these pro bono and community endeavours, both within our firm and in the broader community.

Our community involvement