Divorce lawyers understand that divorce is one of the most challenging times in a couple’s life.
How has your marriage affected your mental, physical, and emotional well-being? There may come a time when we need to let go.
A divorce proceeding can profoundly impact your future. The divorce process is already challenging for couples, and it becomes even more complex when children are involved.
Personally and financially, it’s crucial to seek the counsel and expertise of an experienced and reputable legal team like Melbourne Family Lawyers.
Hiring an experienced divorce lawyer can safeguard both your rights and your children’s. Whether your divorce is contested or uncontested, we will work diligently to assert your rights.
- Divorce Expertise. Melbourne Family Lawyers offer comprehensive support throughout the divorce process, taking every measure to safeguard you, your family, your property, and your financial assets.
- Child Custody Matters. Your child’s well-being is always our top priority when determining child custody arrangements. We aim to establish a stable and secure environment for everyone involved.
- Asset Division. Our divorce lawyers will advocate for your best interests throughout the process, which includes pursuing an equitable division of assets and signifying a fair distribution rather than an equal one.
- Alimony Representation. Navigating alimony issues during a divorce can be complicated. We provide a solid voice to defend your financial future and protect your interests.
- Same-Sex Divorce. As with heterosexual unions, not all same-sex marriages stand the test of time. We are always on top of changes in the law.
- Uncontested Divorce. Even when both spouses agree that divorce is the best course of action for their family, it shouldn’t be handled without the assistance of a lawyer. Divorce is a legal process, and certain procedural steps must be followed.
Why Our Divorce Lawyers Can Benefit You
Melbourne Family Lawyers is proud of our 35 years of professional experience. We give our 100% to all our clients, allowing us to gain a positive reputation.
- Personalized Approach: Every divorce is unique, and so are your needs. Our divorce lawyers take the time to understand your situation and tailor a strategy that aligns with your goals.
- Expertise in Family Law: With years of experience in family law practice, our Melbourne-based team has the knowledge and skills to handle even the most complex divorce cases.
- Transparent Communication: We believe in clear and open communication. You’ll always know where your case stands and what to expect next.
- Affordable Solutions: Quality legal representation shouldn’t break the bank. We offer competitive pricing without compromising on our commitment to excellence.
A broken relationship can cause you stress and worry. It’s not just about the future and what it may bring but also about the cost of handling issues properly.
Sadly, legal aid is now severely restricted or unavailable, and expert legal assistance is expensive.
To prevent unexpected costs in the future, we believe you must seek the best legal advice now.
Therefore, we guarantee that you will have a dedicated solicitor to assist you with your case from beginning to end.
We will provide the right expert assistance based on what you need and can afford to provide you with peace of mind and help you move forward.
Testimonials – Hear from Our Satisfied Clients
“Melbourne Family Lawyers made a difficult time in my life more manageable. Their compassion and expertise were exactly what I needed. Highly recommended!” – Sarah J.
“I was impressed with the professionalism and clear communication throughout my divorce process. They truly care about their clients.” – David M.
“Navigating child custody was overwhelming, but the team at Melbourne Family Lawyers guided me every step of the way. I can’t thank them enough.” – Emily R.
Our Family Lawyers
Our lawyers have vast experience in Family Law. Whether your case involves a 50 million dollar business or a suburban house, a relocation with children to Preston or Paris, or a Divorce Application in Melbourne or Mumbai, rest assured that we know how to deal with it in the best possible way and obtain the best possible result for you.
Tips on How to Pick a Trusted Divorce Lawyer
It is important to hire a divorce lawyer who will listen to what you want, advise you, and act in your best interest.
Professionalism, knowledge, and responsiveness are key.
Ideally, the lawyer should share your basic philosophy about divorce and someone you feel comfortable with.
They should be someone who understands the importance you place on your children.
Their goal is to assist you in fighting unreasonable child support or custody demands.
In most cases, divorce is highly personal and emotionally charged. Divorce can sometimes bring out the worst in people.
It is important to remember, however, that a divorce’s outcome can significantly impact everyone involved.
If you later realize you hired the wrong lawyer for your divorce, changing the lawyer is possible, but paying attention to the selection process can save you time and heartache.
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Australia As A No-Fault Divorce Country
In Australia, divorce is granted on a “no-fault” basis.
This means that individuals seeking a divorce do not have to prove that one spouse is at fault for the marriage breakdown.
Instead, the requirement is simply to show that the marriage has irretrievably broken down, and there is no chance of reconciliation.
Our divorce lawyers can thoroughly evaluate your situation and advise you on the best course of action based on your legal rights.
Steps On Getting A Divorce
- Obtain proof of marriage through a marriage certificate. The certificate should be translated into English if it is in a different language. If you don’t have a certificate, you can seek help from family law experts to obtain one.
- Complete an online divorce application using the comcourts portal, which will guide you through the process.
- Submit the application online and pay the filing fee.
- Notify your ex-spouse. You can file a joint application if they agree to the divorce and sign the application. If not, you must serve the divorce application on your ex-spouse 28 days before the divorce hearing (or 42 days if they live abroad).
- Determine if a court appearance is necessary. If the application is a sole application and there are children under 18, a court appearance is required. Otherwise, it may not be necessary.
The answer to this question depends on several factors: the complexity of your case, whether it would be in court or outside, and so much more. But don’t worry; We have always been transparent about this matter. We know how hard it is to stay on a budget, so you’ll never have to add more burden to your already heavy load. Contact us for a tailored quote.
Generally, it takes at least four months from filing to finalisation. Specific timelines may vary.
The division is based on various factors, including contributions, future needs, and more.
Arrangements are made with the child’s best interests in mind, considering various factors.
Yes, with certain legal requirements met
Yes, we offer virtual consultations for your convenience.
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Get in Touch Today
Embarking on a divorce journey doesn’t have to be overwhelming. With Melbourne Family Lawyers by your side, you’ll have the support and expertise you need to move forward with confidence.
Contact us today for a free consultation. Let’s discuss how we can help you.
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